KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton Companies has been tapped as one of the 500 best companies in the United States based on a survey of 30,000 workers in the US. This comes less than one year of the company also being named a Best Place to Work in Insurance for the seventh straight year by Best Companies Group and Business Insurance Magazine. Lockton is the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker.
"We take great pride in helping our clients make their businesses better and also ensuring our Associates have a positive work environment that enables them to do just that," said John Lumelleau, President and CEO of Lockton. "This honor is further proof that Lockton is fostering a great place to work and build a career."
Partnering with statistics provider Statista, Forbes asked the workers of companies with more than 5,000 employees to determine, on a scale of zero to 10, how likely they were to recommend their employer to someone else. Further, how did they feel about the other employers in their industry?
The result was naming Lockton as one of the 500 top employers spanning 25 industries where Associates feel right at home at the office.
"This recognition is a tribute to our most valued asset – our people – throughout all levels of the organization, working to make Lockton a great place to work," said Ed Schloesslin, Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources.
More than 6000 professionals at Lockton provide 48,000 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 10th 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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