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NFP hires two execs from Willis Towers Watson

Posted On: Apr. 27, 2021 3:53 PM CST

Matthew Schott Kevin Smith

NFP Corp. said Tuesday it has hired two more former Willis Towers Watson PLC brokers.

The company said Matthew Schott, who is based in Vorhees, New Jersey, joins NFP as managing director with more than 25 years of experience in management and professional liability lines.

He will co-lead NFP’s managing and professional liability business with Tom Sheffield, according to the statement

Kevin Smith, who is based in New York, joins as senior vice president. He has more than 13 years of industry experience in directors and officers liability, employment practices, fiduciary, crime, cyber and professional liability, NFP said.

Mr. Schott had been an executive vice president at Willis, while Mr. Smith was head of the Southeast region for FINEX, according to their LinkedIn profiles.

NFP said earlier this month its latest hire from Willis was Matthew Hamel, as a senior vice president in its complex risk solutions group in Canada.