Precept names Derek Poirier as new SVP of Consulting Services & Business Development

Press Release from Precept

IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Precept, a division of McGriff Insurance Services Inc., and one of the nation's leading employee benefits consulting and administration companies is pleased to welcome Derek Poirier as a new member of our consulting and business development team. "Precept has continued to be the leader in delivering optimal results for their clients," said Poirier. "Their ability to create long-term, sustainable cost solutions without limiting the quality of benefits to employees is second to none and I'm excited to be a part of the team."

Derek Poirier, SVP of Consulting Services & Business Development

Poirier was impressed with Precept's population health management platform. Poirier is an insurance sales leader with more than 15+ years of experience optimizing benefits strategies for companies of all sizes. As employers have the most substantial impact on health outcomes and minimized claims costs, Derek will be responsible for identifying those organizations whose leadership and cultural values match Precept's innovative approach to managing employee benefits and rising health care costs.

"We are investing in growth and hiring the best people," said Precept Area President, Matt Swinnerton. "Our strategy is to help employers gain a competitive advantage in their labor cost by leveraging data-driven plan design, incentives and communications technology to reduce the health risk of their labor force. Combined with optimizing the purchasing of health care services, we have produced industry-leading results for our clients, and we're thrilled to have Derek join our team and help us share our success and approach with leading employers in the market. His experience and expertise complement our business philosophies, and we look forward to his continued success as part of Precept."

About Precept

Precept, a division of McGriff Insurance Services, Inc. is a part of BB&T Insurance Holdings, the nation's 5th largest insurance broker. Precept has a 30-year history of providing employee benefits consulting and benefits administration services. Precept specializes in health engagement through innovative technology, wellness programs, and clinical management and data to develop Fortune 100-quality programs nationwide. Precept recently received the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America award.

About McGriff Insurance Services

Founded in 1922, McGriff Insurance Services is a subsidiary of BB&T Insurance Holdings, Inc., the fifth largest insurance broker in the United States and the world. McGriff Insurance Services partners with the very best insurance companies in the world to provide highly consultative risk management services and nearly all types of coverage – including personal, small business, corporate, employee benefits, and life and health.

About BB&T

BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $225.7 billion in assets and market capitalization of approximately $33.1 billion as of December 31, 2018. Building on a long tradition of excellence in community banking, BB&T offers a wide range of financial services including retail and commercial banking, investments, insurance, wealth management, asset management, mortgage, corporate banking, capital markets, and specialized lending. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., BB&T operates more than 1,800 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. and is consistently recognized for outstanding client service by Greenwich Associates for small business and middle market banking.

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