Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage firm, has appointed Diane Browne as a property and casualty insurance producer and senior vice president for its San Francisco office.

Ms Browne will be responsible for developing and growing a book of business including the acquisition of new clients and the design, placement and management of insurance and risk management programs. She will continue to focus on the unique needs of clients in the retail, wholesale, and manufacturing sectors.

Prior to joining EPIC, Ms Browne held production and client executive positions at Marsh and Aon risk services. She spent the past four years at Willis Insurance Services as a producer and middle market team Leader in their San Francisco office.

Dan Francis, co-founder and CEO at EPIC, said: ”My partner John Hahn and I are very pleased to have Diane join our rapidly growing operations in San Francisco.”

Michael Enfield, managing principal of Bay Area division at EPIC, said: “Diane is a real pro and an outstanding individual who brings many talents to our team. Diane has been a strong and respected competitor for many years and I could not be happier that she has now joined us.”