EX-32.1 8 d700826dex321.htm CERTIFICATION BY THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Certification by the Chief Executive Officer

Exhibit 32.1

Certification Pursuant to Section 1350 of Title 18 of the United States Code, as Adopted

Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

In connection with the Quarterly Report of Brown & Brown, Inc. (the “Company”) on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Form 10-Q”), I, J. Powell Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, hereby certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:

(1) The Form 10-Q fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. § 78m or § 78o(d)); and

(2) The information contained in the Form 10-Q fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.

Dated: May 12, 2014


/s/ J. Powell Brown

J. Powell Brown
President and Chief Executive Officer