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Brown & Brown Absence Services Group appoints Kimberly Mashburn as vice president of market development

April 8, 2022 | PRNewswire-PRWeb | Careers

Brown & Brown Absence Services Group, a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), announced today the appointment of Kimberly Mashburn to the role of vice president of market development. Ms. Mashburn’s experience extends across absence and disability management, group benefits sales, workforce productivity, wellness and return to work strategies. Her addition to the team will bring a depth of industry knowledge, strategic relationships, and subject matter specialization that will facilitate company growth and continued innovation along the absence continuum.

As the vice president of market development, Ms. Mashburn will be responsible for establishing and implementing our new business development strategies, including developing new market relationships, and expanding existing ones to sustainably grow the company’s customer base across its enterprise product and service portfolio. Additionally, she will be responsible for building strong executive-level contacts, bringing more depth to existing relationships and positioning us as a strategic advisor to the group benefits community. This role also serves as a critical “voice of the customer” inside the organization, articulating customers’ challenges and priorities, and assisting with product development that meets the market’s needs.

In joining the firm, Ms. Mashburn notes, “I am delighted to be joining the Brown & Brown Absence Services Group team! The organization possesses a unique blend of advisory, advocacy and eligibility services that bring true value to the group benefits market. I look forward to playing a role in driving future growth and innovation, together with our carrier partners.”

“Kimberly’s reputation in the industry proceeds her and we are confident that she will have an immediate and meaningful impact on our business,” said Michael Shunney, chief executive officer of Brown & Brown Absence Services Group. “She has a unique and intimate knowledge of our customers’ operations, as well as what is required to make them successful. She’ll be able to seamlessly match their most pressing needs with our suite of services.”

Ms. Mashburn is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is a registered nurse, as well as a licensed insurance agent in accident, health, life, variable life and variable annuities.

To learn more about Ms. Mashburn and the services of Brown & Brown Absence Services Group, visit