Lockton Adds Executive to Cargo & Logistics Team in New York

Oct 26, 2011, 09:08 ET from Lockton

NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton has named Joe Sheridan to a new role in its New York office as a Marine specialist, reporting to the Lockton LLP London-based Cargo & Logistics Division.

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Sheridan brings more than 16 years experience in insurance gained most recently at Hugh Wood New York and prior to that at Willis New York. He will be responsible for developing Lockton's U.S. marine business with specific emphasis on providing insurance and risk management solutions to clients covering all aspects of cargo and storage risks. He will also provide expertise in packages focusing on property, energy, and construction clients.

Lockton Cargo & Logistics MD Peter Hall said, "I am delighted to welcome Joe to the Cargo and Logistics team where he will be instrumental in developing new opportunities with a view to enhancing our client service on a global basis."

Sheridan holds a degree from State University of New York Maritime College as well as a U.S. Coast Guard Third Officer's License.

Lockton's New York City office is located at 1185 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 2010. Joe Sheridan can be reached at +1 917 351 2568 or jsheridan@lockton.com.

Notes to Editors

More than 4,100 professionals at Lockton provide more than 15,000 clients around the world with insurance, benefits, and risk management services, offering an uncommon level of client service. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has grown 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."

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