LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- John Tomlinson, head of Lockton's Entertainment practice in Los Angeles, was recently included in Insurance Business American's (IBA) Hot 100 list of the insurance industry's power players.
"Tomlinson has been providing innovative risk management solutions to the entertainment industry for more than 15 years," reports IBA's editorial staff. "After he recently relocated to Los Angeles from Nashville, Tomlinson has immersed himself in the local music landscape and now represents some of the world's most notable musicians in EDM, pop, rock and hip-hop."
In its annual issue, IBA profiles those insurance professionals—from CEOs and presidents of major insurers to local brokers—who are making waves in the industry.
IBA writes that Tomlinson spent his early career at his family's firm in Nashville where he helped design specialty insurance programs for touring bands. He recently devised a first-of-its-kind Cancellation and Non-Appearance program for the electronic dance music (EDM) space and works with many of the world's biggest DJ acts.
Tomlinson consults extensively with artist and business managers, promoters and live event organizers, record labels, recording studios, music publishers, and concert and event support professionals.
Tomlinson was named to the list alongside the firm's chairman, David Lockton.