KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, Best Companies Group and Business Insurance magazine have selected Lockton as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance. Business Insurance magazine released its list today. Lockton is again the only top 10 broker on the list and the only global broker ever to earn the honor.
"A vibrant, entrepreneurial culture has been at the heart of our growth and success for four decades,' said John Lumelleau, President and CEO of Lockton, Inc. "We let our 4,450 Associates focus on doing what they do best: helping make our clients' businesses better."
Best Companies Group selected the winning firms through a two-part process with a qualitative assessment of company practices, along with an extensive anonymous survey of Lockton Associate attitudes.
Business Insurance released a full alphabetical list of the Best Places to Work in Insurance in its September 4 issue. Detailed rankings and feature stories will appear in the October 22 issue.
Best Companies Group, an independent research firm that manages 35 other regional and industry programs in the United States and Canada, managed the process to identify companies who have created and maintained workplace excellence.
The Business Insurance story on Best Places to Work in Insurance is available to subscribers online.
More than 4,450 professionals at Lockton provide more than 15,000 clients around the world with insurance, benefits, and risk management services that improve our clients' 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 insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall. Independent researcher Greenwich Associates awarded Lockton its 2011 Service Excellence Award for risk management for large companies. For three consecutive years, Business Insurance has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.