New York, NY (PRWEB)
June 29, 2017
NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty, retirement and individual private client solutions, announced today that Evan Michael will assume the role of General Counsel.
In his new role, Evan, who will become an Executive Vice President, will be responsible for overseeing NFP’s legal, compliance and risk management functions. Under Evan’s leadership, the legal department will continue to work closely with the Company’s business leaders on all aspects of major transactions and acquisitions in order to help maximize growth and mitigate risk as well as ensure that the Company maintains and expands its robust compliance offerings. Evan will join the Company’s Executive Management Committee and will serve as the principal legal advisor to senior management on NFP’s strategic and tactical legal initiatives.
During his decade-long tenure with NFP, Evan has served numerous roles within the legal department. He has led NFP’s acquisition legal team, closing more than 70 transactions during the past two years. He also served as the lead attorney for NFP when it went private in 2013 and again in the 2017 recapitalization with a substantial minority investor. Evan has extensive experience drafting and enforcing restrictive covenants and has worked closely with the Company’s compliance, litigation and regulatory teams to design and implement risk management frameworks, enhancing NFP’s compliance profile.
Doug Hammond, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NFP, commented, “I remember hiring Evan back in 2006 and have watched him grow as a lawyer and a leader of NFP. He has been a trusted legal advisor to me and senior management for over a decade now. Evan’s acumen and experience in both…