Beecher Carlson, an insurance brokerage and risk management consulting firm, has appointed Dan Donovan as new CEO, succeeding Tom Golub, who will remain as chairman of the company.

Donovan will join Beecher with 30 years of experience. Prior to Beecher, he served in a senior leadership position at HRH, which has since been acquired by Willis.

At HRH, Donovan was responsible for the $100m operations of the former Hobbs Group. Prior to the HRH acquisition, he was the operations manager and the global property manager for the Hobbs Group.

Golub this succession is a testament to the enormous depth of the talented leadership team at Beecher Carlson. The succession planning allows for a seamless transition.

Beecher Carlson is an insurance brokerage and risk management consulting firm focused on providing specialized expertise to specific industries. It is a privately held company with its corporate office in Atlanta, Georgia. It also has offices across the US and in Bermuda.