WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton Companies announced David Callis has joined its Washington, DC office as Vice President and Producer. David will work closely with Lockton's clients and prospects on international risk issues, sharing his deep technical expertise in political risk and structured credit. Lockton is the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker.
"As companies and their supply chains become more exposed to international issues, David's experience will be a great asset to our clients," said Len Gemma, Chief Operating Officer of Lockton's Washington, DC operation. "He will be able to provide invaluable advice and guidance on the nuances of working in developing countries."
Callis specializes in international risk and business development for companies investing in emerging markets. He has experience advising Fortune 500 companies on global risk issues and will help make clients' businesses better through his extensive knowledge about the impact of politics on business outcomes as well as the insurance solutions of political risk & structured credit.
Previously, Callis was an associate at Rutherfoord International, where he established their political risk and structured credit practice. Prior to Rutherfoord International, he was an intern at The Scowcroft Group. Callis received his bachelor of arts in international and global studies from Sewanee – The University of the South.
More than 5,300 professionals at Lockton provide 41,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, and employee benefits consulting services that improve their 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, independent insurance broker in the world and 10th largest overall. Independent researcher Greenwich Associates has awarded Lockton its Service Excellence Award for risk management for large companies. For six 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.