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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...

Jul 16, 2014, 09:45 ET
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Jeffrey Smith Joins Lockton as Healthcare Leader in Southeast U.S.

Lockton has expanded its healthcare risk management practice with the addition of Jeffrey Smith as Senior Vice President, Healthcare Leader based...

Jul 10, 2014, 13:32 ET
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Lockton Expands Risk Management Operation in Nashville

Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, announced James R. Dickson, III has joined its Nashville office as a vice president,...

Jul 10, 2014, 13:24 ET
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What Companies Can Do To Stem Rising Workplace Violence

With an average of 700 workers killed while at work each year, and an estimated 572,000 nonfatal crimes occurring annually in the workplace, no...

Jul 08, 2014, 10:11 ET
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Healthcare Risk Management Expert Joins Lockton

 Lockton St. Louis announced the addition of healthcare industry leader Matthew Hanis to its healthcare practice. Lockton is the world's...

Jun 30, 2014, 11:17 ET
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Lockton Chicago One of 2014's Best Places to Work in Illinois

 Lockton's Chicago operation has once again secured a spot as one of 65 "Best Places to Work in Illinois" for 2014. This is the seventh year in...

Jun 29, 2014, 00:00 ET

Lockton Host Cyber Conference Seminars

Global Insurance Broker, Lockton hosted two one day seminars in Dubai & Abu Dhabi on Cyber Security. The emergence of sophisticated attacks...

Jun 26, 2014, 13:25 ET
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Lockton Aviation provides risk management for Amelia Rose Earhart's flight around the globe

 As Amelia Rose Earhart takes off today to circumnavigate the globe, she faces many similarities between her flight and the one in 1937 of her...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:46 ET
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Pam Popp Named President of Lockton Retirement Services

Pam Popp will join Lockton as President of its Retirement Services operation effective Sept. 2, based in Kansas City, Mo. Popp is a longtime...

Jun 19, 2014, 16:16 ET
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Lockton Expands National Employee Benefits Practice

 Today, Lockton announced the expansion of its national employee benefits practice with the addition of Scott Behrens, J.D., as Assistant Vice...

Jun 17, 2014, 15:07 ET
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Joe Agnello Named to Lead Lockton Kansas City Property & Casualty Operation

Lockton has named Joe Agnello as President of the insurance broker's Kansas City Property & Casualty insurance operation. Lockton is the...

Jun 10, 2014, 11:42 ET
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Build on Five Workplace Principles to Create Positive Culture and Morale

 The roles of culture and morale in the workplace are increasingly recognized for their influence on organizational effectiveness and company...

Jun 05, 2014, 13:19 ET
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Ian Walton appointed Chief Executive Officer for UAE

 Lockton, the largest privately held insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall, today announced the appointment of Ian Walton as...

Jun 05, 2014, 01:00 ET
Newly Appointed CEO for Lockton Insurance Brokers (LLC) UAE, Ian Walton

Ian Walton Appointed Chief Executive Officer for UAE

Lockton, the largest privately held insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall, today announced the appointment of Ian Walton as Chief...

Jun 03, 2014, 12:55 ET
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Lockton Revs Up Motorsport Offering With MIS Acquisition

 Lockton announced today that it has acquired the specialist motorsport insurance broker, MIS Motorsport, based in Guiseley, near Leeds....

May 29, 2014, 13:07 ET
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Lockton Insurance Brokers Names Las Vegas-Based Risk Managers To New Gaming, Entertainment & Sports Practice

 Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, announced today that Veronica Fuentes and Svenja Dahlstrom, two Las Vegas-based...