CHICAGO, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Glazier and Michael Schmitt join Lockton at the insurance broker's Chicago operation. Glazier joins Lockton Financial Services Practice as Vice President and Claims' Counsel. Schmitt joins the Global Technology and Privacy Practice as AVP and Account Executive. Lockton is the world's largest privately held insurance broker.
Casey Warnecke, Chief Operating Officer of Lockton Chicago, said, "Don and Michael are great additions to our growing management liability practice. Our clients and prospects will benefit greatly from their respective talents."
Most recently, Glazier worked for seven years as Principal at Integro where he consulted with clients on coverage and claims issues. He also spent many years working with various carriers and in a private practice performing insurance defense work.
Glazier holds a degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
"Don, who has over 20 years of management liability claims experience, has a unique perspective that will allow us to expand the scope of services we provide to our clients," said Chris Casper, SVP and Lockton Financial Services Unit Manager. "Additionally, Network security and privacy is a huge issue for companies today. We are very excited to have Michael on board to help us build out our Technology and Privacy Practice here in Chicago; a practice that will be of immense value to our clients and prospects."
Schmitt joins Lockton after working at Beazley Insurance as the Manager of their U.S. Middle Market Practice. Prior to Beazley, he held management liability positions with Chubb and Standard Insurance Company.
Schmitt holds a Bachelor of Arts in history and secondary education from the University of St. Thomas in the Twin Cities.
Schmitt can be contacted at (312) 669-6789 or [email protected]. Both Associates are based at 525 W. Monroe, Suite 600, Chicago, IL 60661.
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