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Brown & Brown, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Andy Watts Accepted into Forbes Finance Council

July 9, 2024 | Brown & B | Awards

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. July 9, 2024 — Brown & Brown, Inc. is pleased to announce that Andy Watts, executive vice president and chief financial officer, has been accepted into the Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for executives in accounting, financial planning, wealth and asset management, and investment firms.

Watts was selected based on the depth and diversity of his more than 30 years of executive leadership experience driving financial discipline, value creation and operational excellence, and building dynamic, world-class teams.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Forbes Finance Council. I look forward to collaborating with fellow leaders to explore innovative solutions for today’s complex business challenges. I am excited to continue driving value and positive outcomes for Brown & Brown teammates, customers, partners and shareholders.”

Watts’ first article as a Forbes Finance Council contributor is now available. Click to read “Staying Ahead In 2024: Seizing Opportunities From Current Challenges.”

About Brown & Brown, Inc.

Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) is a leading insurance brokerage firm, delivering risk management solutions to individuals and businesses since 1939. With over 16,000 teammates and 500+ locations worldwide, we are committed to providing innovative solutions to help protect what our customers value most. For more information or to find an office near you, please visit

About Forbes Finance Councils

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