Scott Purviance, CEO, AmWINS Group
In May 2018, Scott Purviance succeeded M. Steven DeCarlo as CEO of AmWINS Group, putting him at the helm of one of the largest independent wholesale distributors of specialty insurance products in the US. AmWINS Group operates through more than 115 offices globally and handles annual premium placements in excess of $15.3 billion.
Purviance was one of AmWINS’ first employees, joining in 2001 as chief financial officer. He took on the additional role of chief operating officer in 2012 and has served on AmWINS’ board of directors since 2015. Prior to joining AmWINS, Purviance was VP of finance for the business insurance division of Royal & SunAlliance USA and was part of the insurance services assurance practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers.