Mr. Hammond, 47, has served as chief operating officer of NFP since 2008, and was named president in 2012. Prior to that role, he served as NFP's executive vice president and general counsel from 2004 to 2008 and as NFP's executive vice president and deputy general counsel from 2002 to 2004. Before joining NFP in 1999, Mr. Hammond was an attorney with the law firm known as Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, where he specialized in corporate insurance and regulatory matters and represented NFP's capital sponsor prior to and during the formation of the company. He also held various business and legal positions in the financial institutions division of Gulf Insurance Group, Inc., a specialty lines insurance company. Mr. Hammond serves on the Advisory Board of Trustees of the Dolan School of Business of Fairfield University. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Fairfield University and his Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law.About NFP National Financial Partners Corp. (NYSE: NFP) and its benefits, insurance and wealth management businesses provide diversified advisory and brokerage services to companies and high net worth individuals, partnering with them to preserve their assets and prosper over the long term. NFP advisors provide innovative and comprehensive solutions, backed by NFP's national scale and resources. NFP operates in three business segments. The Corporate Client Group provides corporate and executive benefits, retirement plans and property and casualty insurance. The Individual Client Group includes retail and wholesale life insurance brokerage and wealth management advisory services. The Advisor Services Group serves independent financial advisors by offering broker/dealer and asset management products and services. Most recently, NFP was ranked as the eighth Top Global Insurance Broker by Best's Review. In addition, NFP operates the fourth largest executive benefits provider of nonqualified deferred compensation plans administered for recordkeeping clients as ranked by PlanSponsor; operates a top 10 Independent Broker Dealer as ranked by Financial Planning and Financial Advisor; and had three advisors ranked in Barron's Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors. NFP is also a leading independent life insurance distributor, according to many top-tier carriers. For more information, visit www.nfp.com.
NFP Names Doug Hammond CEO
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