HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc. hired Larry D. Batie II as marketing manager for the Texas region. He previously served as account executive and assistant vice president at Marsh & McLennan Companies.
Based in Houston, Batie will have an active role in marketing new and renewal property and casualty business, assisting in new business development, developing and maintaining relationships with carriers and brokers, assisting with the development of carrier and broker utilization strategies, developing insurance proposals, and providing training to producers throughout the Texas region.
Batie has extensive experience in the industry, having held underwriting and marketing positions with The Hartford and Marsh & McLennan Companies.
Batie holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration Degree in Marketing from Prairie View A & M University and is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC). He is a member of the National Society of Certified Insurance Counselors and a volunteer and mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas.
BancorpSouth Bank, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BancorpSouth, Inc., (NYSE: BXS) a financial holding company headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, with $13.0 billion in assets. BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc., a division of BancorpSouth Bank, employs over 500 insurance and risk management specialists.Collectively, BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc., has over 20 offices across 8 states and is annually ranked as one of the nation's largest brokers by Business Insurance magazine.
SOURCE BancorpSouth, Inc.