Bixby Promoted to Executive Vice President


Press for Immediate Release

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, September 18, 2014 – William Gallagher Associates (“WGA”) announces the promotion of Doug Bixby, leader of the firm’s New York office, to Executive Vice President.

A member of WGA’s Property & Casualty Group, Mr. Bixby specializes in a variety of areas including technology, life sciences, financial institutions, energy, media, mergers & acquisitions, private equity and venture capital. He has considerable expertise in negotiating complex Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Professional Liability, Product Liability and Property & Casualty insurance programs. Mr. Bixby has also played an important role in the tremendous growth of the firm’s regional operations.

“Doug has been an incredibly successful producer, working with complex accounts and serving as a trusted resource for our clients,” said Phil Edmundson, Chairman and CEO at WGA. “He brings a sense of commitment and focus to each opportunity, and is a great ambassador for our company in the New York City market.”

With over 20 years of experience, he is an expert at identifying risk management alternatives and solutions.  Prior to joining the WGA team, Mr. Bixby worked at AIG for over 10 years in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group and in the Executive Liability Group. Mr. Bixby is a graduate of Skidmore College.

WGA is a leading provider of insurance brokerage, risk management and employee benefit services to companies with complex risks and dynamic needs, within industries that include life sciences, high technology, financial risks, healthcare, energy, clean tech and environmental services. The firm was founded in 1983 and is one of the country’s leading independent brokerage firms, with offices in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Hartford, CT; Columbia, MD; Princeton, NJ; and Atlanta, GA.

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