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Oct 16, 2014, 15:24 ET
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Nine Best Practices for Managing Employee Safety and Workers' Compensation

 Often times, workers' compensation claims are handled by human resource departments while employee safety is overseen by the risk management...

Oct 13, 2014, 09:01 ET
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Bob Reiff Named President of Lockton Benefit Group

Lockton has named Bob Reiff to lead Lockton Benefit Group, the broker's global employee benefits consulting business. Reiff will succeed Mike...

Oct 09, 2014, 13:44 ET
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Risky Business: Government Contractor's Access to Classified Information

Today, U.S. government contractors are inextricably linked to the federal government, its agencies, and the constituents which they collectively...

Oct 07, 2014, 15:28 ET
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Lockton Adds Risk Finance, Alternative Risk Expert

 Peter Rapciewicz has joined Lockton, the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker, as a vice president in their Risk...

Oct 06, 2014, 13:44 ET
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Lockton Asia appoints Alex Yip as Chief Executive Officer for Greater China

 Lockton Asia is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Yip as Chief Executive Officer for Greater China. Alex is based in Hong Kong and...

Oct 02, 2014, 13:19 ET
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Lockton Companies to Open Glasgow, Scotland Office

Lockton Companies, LLP today announced that it has reached agreement to acquire the Glasgow general insurance business of Griffiths & Armour....

Oct 01, 2014, 13:17 ET
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Lockton Wellness Program Recognized for Health Improvement, Cost Savings

 Lockton's employee wellness program has been awarded Honorable Mention for the C. Everett Koop National Health Award for 2014. Lockton is the...

Sep 26, 2014, 11:02 ET
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Bob Irvin Named President of Lockton's San Francisco Office

Lockton, the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker, has named Bob Irvin as President of its San Francisco office. Adam...

Sep 18, 2014, 17:34 ET
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Retail Data Breaches Rock the Cyber Insurance Market

 Retail giant Target got an unusual amount of air time over the holiday season last year. Unfortunately for them, it was not due to their...

Sep 17, 2014, 16:27 ET
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Lockton Employee Benefits Operation Builds Milwaukee Account Team

Lockton's Milwaukee office announced the addition of Account Executive Tom Gabriel and Senior Account Manager, Lori Koslowski. Lockton is the...

Sep 16, 2014, 14:10 ET
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How Baby Pictures Pose the Latest Threat to Healthcare Entities

While physicians for decades have proudly displayed pictures of infants and children, a recent New York Times article outlined why you may no...

Sep 15, 2014, 16:22 ET
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Chris Bartnik Joins Lockton Companies as Senior Vice President in Washington, D.C.

 Lockton Companies announced Chris Bartnik has joined Lockton's Washington, D.C. office as Senior Vice President. Lockton is the world's...

Sep 09, 2014, 12:13 ET
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Lockton Earns Sixth Consecutive "Best Places" Honor

Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker, has earned the Best Places to Work in Insurance Award for...

Aug 27, 2014, 14:12 ET
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Lockton Insurance Brokers Ranks Among San Diego's Best Places To Work

Lockton Insurance Brokers, LLC today announced it has been named one of 2014's Best Places to Work in San Diego. The eighth annual program was...

Aug 26, 2014, 16:01 ET
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Lockton Names Chris Keith as President in Philadelphia

Chris Keith is joining Lockton, the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker as President of its Philadelphia operation. Keith...

Aug 19, 2014, 13:12 ET
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Combatting Ebola Through Risk Management: What Your Company Can Do

The current Ebola outbreak, deemed "an international public health emergency" by the World Health Organization, has left many companies uncertain...

Aug 13, 2014, 10:54 ET
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Lockton Recognized as Healthy Workplace by American Heart Association

Lockton's Denver office received an award from the American Heart Association recognizing the office as a Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite. The...

Aug 05, 2014, 08:05 ET
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Lockton to Add Market-Leading Experts to Global Energy Team

 Global insurance broker Lockton will add three leading energy risk management leaders to its Lockton Global Energy practice. Tim Law will...

Aug 04, 2014, 12:32 ET
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Lockton Expands Employee Benefits Practice in Chicago

 Lockton announced the addition of two employee benefits experts to its Chicago operation. Joining Lockton in Vice President, Producer roles...

Jul 30, 2014, 12:43 ET
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Lockton Companies to Hold 'Oklahoma Option' Events Aug. 6-7

 Lockton Companies will be conducting two separate events – in Tulsa on Aug. 6 and Oklahoma City on Aug. 7 – to inform employers...