Assurex Global Elects Juan Mario Acevedo to Board of Directors

COLUMBUS, OH – Juan Mario Acevedo, president of Correcol – Corredores Colombianos de Seguros, has been elected to the board of directors of Assurex Global, the world’s largest privately held commercial insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage group. He will also serve as the Latin America/Caribbean regional chairman.

“Correcol has been a Partner of Assurex Global since 1997 and Juan Mario has been a steadfast supporter of Assurex Global during that time. He is well-regarded by his peers in the Latin America/Caribbean region,” said Jim Hackbarth, president and CEO, Assurex Global.

Juan Mario began his career as a trainee for Adams and Porter Insurance Brokers in New York City after earning his diploma in risk and insurance and marine insurance from the College of Insurance in Manhattan.

Following his time in New York City, Juan Mario held various positions including general manager for Colase Insurance brokers in Bogotá from 1982-1996. Colase then merged with four other brokers to form Correcol. By the year 2000, Correcol was 100 percent owned by the Acevedo family. Juan Mario was named partner in 1996 and became president in 2001.

Juan Mario has a B.S. in business administration and B.S. in economics from the University of Kansas. He belongs to various boards, including the Association of Colombian Insurance Brokers (currently vice president) and the Family Business Network Colombian Chapter.

“We are thrilled to add Juan Mario to our board and as a regional chair,” said Matt Donnelly, Assurex Global chairman and managing director of Griffiths & Armour in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

For a full listing of directors, visit the Board page.

About Assurex Global
Assurex Global is the world’s largest privately-held commercial insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage group. The company operates as an exclusive partnership, supported by more than 100 of the world’s most respected and successful insurance brokers.

About Correcol – Corredores Colombianos de Seguros
Correcol S.A. is the largest insurance brokerage company with 100% Colombian capital in the national insurance market. We represent more than 60 of the 100 largest brokerage firms in the world. Our mission is to offer insurance intermediation services in all areas, allowing us to approach companies of different economic activities, with a highly qualified human team characterized by professionalism, responsibility, honesty and compliance. We provide the best standards in quality to obtain excellent results with constant improvement, which contributes to the success of our clients.