TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BRP Group, Inc. ("BRP Group") (NASDAQ: BRP) today announced that Sathish Muthukrishnan, Chief Information, Data and Digital Officer at Ally Financial Inc. (“Ally”), has been nominated as a director for election at BRP Group’s 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”), to be held on June 5, 2023. BRP Group also announced that Phil Casey, who has served on BRP Group’s Board of Directors (“Board”) and as Audit Committee Chair since its initial public offering, will be retiring from the Board when his term expires at the Annual Meeting. BRP Group and its Board express its gratitude to Mr. Casey for his leadership, sage counsel, financial acumen, and dedication to BRP Group and its shareholders throughout his tenure on the Board, which reflected his more than 50-year career as a leader and a professional.
"Sathish will bring extensive experience in digital and technology transformation to our Board, and we are fortunate and honored to have another industry leader join our dynamic and diverse Board," said Lowry Baldwin, Chairman of the Board. "As BRP continues to transform our business into a transcendent insurance and risk management brand, we will benefit from Sathish’s unique experiences and perspectives. He has a proven track record of modernizing processes, teams and technology resulting in transformative business outcomes across multiple companies in financial services, e-commerce, airline operations, reservations, and inventory management arenas. He will bring these valuable insights and knowledge to our Board and help us further accelerate our progress.”
Trevor Baldwin, Chief Executive Officer and Director, said, "The nomination of Sathish to our Board further demonstrates our focus on attracting outstanding independent leaders to join us in our pursuit of innovating the industry and supporting our clients through outstanding advisory services and vanguard technology and resources. As we pursue our vision of being regarded as the preeminent insurance advisory firm and building out the insurance distribution platform of the future, we gain tremendous breadth and depth of business acumen across multiple industries from the leaders on our Board."
In his current role, Mr. Muthukrishnan is responsible for advancing Ally’s technical and digital capabilities, including cyber security and infrastructure, and accelerating the company’s growth and evolution as a leader in the digital financial services sector. Previously, he served as the Chief Digital and Information Officer for Honeywell Aerospace, a division of Honeywell International. Prior to Honeywell Aerospace, Mr. Muthukrishnan held several leadership roles at American Express.
Mr. Muthukrishnan graduated from the University of Madras with a degree in engineering specializing in computer science. He is a member of the Advisory Board of WIT International, a member of the MMA Chief Digital Officers Board, and a member of the Board for Road to Hire.
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