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McGriff hires Sisk as practice leader for Houston energy & marine operations

HOUSTON – McGriff has hired Kevin Sisk as an Executive Vice President and Energy practice leader for its Houston office. Sisk joins McGriff with nearly 30 years of experience in the industry. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of the Houston Global Marine & Energy practice of a large global insurance broker, where he was responsible for developing, marketing, and servicing clients in the energy and marine industries.

Sisk is a six-time recipient of Risk & Insurance Magazines Power Broker© recognition in both the energy and marine industries. A recognized industry authority, Sisk has been invited to speak to numerous organizations such as the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), the Houston Bar Association, and the Houston and North Texas Energy Risk Managers groups. He is also a contributing member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) contracts committee and has repeatedly served as a guest lecturer to the University of Houston’s risk management students in the C.T. Bauer College of Business.

“Kevin is widely regarded as one of the industry’s preeminent experts in contract risk management, and we are excited to welcome him to our Houston team,” said Patrick Dessauer, President of McGriff’s Southwest Region. “His deep knowledge and experience of the key risk management issues and trends facing clients in the energy and marine industries will drive business development and help us grow existing and prospective clients in this key industry segment.”

“I’m excited to work with Kevin as we continue to grow our Energy Practice at McGriff.  Kevin brings a great track record of success in leading, developing and executing innovative ideas for clients across the energy industry.   We look forward to his leadership as we expand our team, particularly in Houston.” Added Patrick Maguire, National Director – Specialty and Energy Practice Leader at McGriff.

Sisk earned a bachelor’s in business administration from Texas A&M University. He can be reached at or 713-940-6545.

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