Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA has appointed Patrick Conway as managing director of its insurance operations in Kentucky.

Focusing specifically on local bank partners, Conway will manage distribution of the company’s insurance products and services.

He will be based in Louisville, reporting to John Meehan, regional managing director for Wells Fargo Insurance Services Mid-Atlantic region.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Conway was the former head of Wachovia’s Insurance office in Louisville.

He was instrumental in developing an insurance program for the auto dealer industry and will continue to specialize in that segment in his new role.

Meehan said Patrick brings over 21 years of extensive sales and management experience.

"He will help grow Wells Fargo Insurance Services and strengthen our commitment to serving our customers in Kentucky,"Meehan said.

Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the internet and other distribution channels across North America and internationally.