NEW YORK, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement, and individual solutions, today announced the hiring of Akhil Chopra and Elissa Doroff, adding two experienced professionals to its specialty team. The additions reflect NFP's focus on delivering highly specialized expertise and service as clients manage complex risks across cyber, trade credit, professional, and kidnap and ransom.
Chopra brings 20 years of cyber and professional liability experience that includes serving as cyber practice leader for Marsh and delivering placement and advisory solutions to a wide range of clients. As managing director and head of NFP's cyber and network security specialty team, he will drive new offerings to clients in risk transfer, evaluation and consultation, while developing and implementing a cyber and network security strategy.
Doroff has more than 15 years of industry experience, including service as claims counsel for AIG and leading a team that provided public and private companies with expertise and guidance on media, technology, privacy and cyber risks. As managing director and cyber technical leader, she will drive the development of thought leadership, claims advocacy and consultation services, while collaborating with colleagues to refine and execute a cyber-strategy that advances overall growth.
Chopra and Doroff report to Thomas Sheffield, managing director and head of NFP's management and professional liability group.
"We are thrilled to welcome two experts whose focus and experience immediately elevate our specialty value proposition," said Sheffield. "Risk is intensifying, exposing vulnerabilities and disrupting businesses, and we believe complex risks are best managed with specialized expertise — from placement to claims. We will continue to invest in specialty talent that creates differentiated value for our current and future clients."
NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant providing specialized property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement and individual solutions through its licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. NFP enables client success through the expertise of over 5,600 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors, and financial institutions. NFP is the 5th largest benefits broker by global revenue, 6th largest US-based privately owned broker, and 8th best place to work in insurance (Business Insurance); 10th largest property and casualty agency (Insurance Journal); and 13th largest global insurance broker (Best's Review).
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