NIP Group has announced two changes to the leadership team of its specialty brokerage division. The company has named Jerry Barry as the president and promoted Dean Mortilla to vice president.

Mr Barry joins the NIP specialty brokerage after serving as assistant vice president at NIP group captive division, overseeing both sales and marketing.

Prior to joining NIP, Mr Barry held sales and marketing positions with Merck & Company. He received both a BA in communications and a masters in corporate and public communications from Seton Hall University.

Mr Mortilla has been with NIP specialty brokerage since its inception, and as senior broker, has significantly contributed to the company’s growth and evolution to date. He will report directly to Mr Barry.

Richard Augustyn, CEO of NIP Group, said: The leadership team of Jerry and Dean will fully leverage our business platform to rapidly grow our specialty wholesale business in a highly competitive market for both business and talent.