Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces Senior Leader Appointment

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) today announced the appointment of Vaughn Stoll to the Senior Leadership Team for the Company.

Powell Brown remarked, "We are pleased to announce Vaughn Stoll’s appointment to the Senior Leadership Team for Brown & Brown. With his background and experience in several operational roles as well as a Certified Public Accountant, Vaughn has provided leadership in a number of key areas for our organization, from financial accounting to acquisitions to internal operations. Vaughn embodies the cultural vision for our organization which recognizes and rewards skill and contribution to the Brown & Brown team. As he continues to focus on growing our business through acquisitions, his input on the Senior Leadership Team will be welcomed by the entire company."

Mr. Stoll has been a teammate at Brown & Brown for eight years. He serves as Director of Acquisitions and Internal Operations and is also a Senior Vice President for the Company. Prior to joining Brown & Brown, Mr. Stoll held positions as a Chief Financial Officer of a small public company and an associate with a national accounting firm. He is based in Brown & Brown’s corporate headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Brown & Brown, Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of insurance products and services, as well as risk management, third-party administration, managed health care, and Medicare set-aside services and programs. Providing service to business, public entity, individual, trade and professional association clients nationwide, the Company is ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the United States' sixth largest independent insurance intermediary. The Company's Web address is

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R. Andrew Watts Chief Financial Officer (386) 239-5770

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