MIRAMAR, Fla., Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance industry veteran Hiram Marrero joined Lockton Companies today as Executive Vice President of Operations. Lockton is the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker.
In his new role, Marrero will have broad operational responsibilities for Lockton as well as leading strategic recruiting, growing new markets, building-out existing offices, and developing strategic leadership within the firm.
"Hiram is a proven executive with a tremendous track record of success and will bring a skill set that is certain to make Lockton and our clients' businesses stronger," said Glenn Spencer, Chief Operating Officer and President of Lockton's United States Operations. "His historical focus on client service, sales management, business leadership, and growth strategies is a perfect addition to our team as Lockton continues to grow."
Marrero is currently in a national leadership role with Willis Towers Watson and has served in additional leadership roles with its predecessor firms since 2004. During that time, he has been involved in sales, sales leadership, and operational management as well as national practice leadership.
Marrero received a Bachelor of Science degree in International Finance from St. Thomas University. He is involved in several community organizations including the Miami Jewish Health Systems Board, the Miami International Symphony Orchestra Board, and the Young Hispanic Leaders Association.
Marrero will be based in Lockton's South Florida offices located at 3601 Southwest 160th Avenue in Miramar, Fla. The office number is 954.883.2000.
More than 6,000 professionals at Lockton provide 50,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, employee benefits consulting, and retirement services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held, independent insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall. For seven consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.
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