WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran insurance industry professional George Bailey has joined Lockton Companies as Senior Vice President in its Washington, DC office. Lockton is the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker.
Bailey brings tremendous experience in the areas of employee benefits, client management, growth, and leadership, with nearly 25 years of experience in the employee benefit and risk management space.
"We are extremely happy to have George join our Washington, DC office. His experience, particularly with employee benefits, will certainly add to the depth of Lockton's bench, as well as strengthen our clients' businesses," said Bob Connolly, President of Lockton's Washington, DC operations. "His strong focus on client service and people development will enhance both our clients as well as our Associates."
He comes to Lockton from Mercer where he has spent the past 16 years working directly with clients of varying sizes and industries on a range of health, welfare, talent, and voluntary benefit plan solutions. During much of this time, he also led the Washington, DC and Baltimore offices with overall responsibility for clients, growth and people development.
Bailey holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Providence College. He is involved in numerous industry groups and civic organizations and is a recent graduate of the Leadership Arlington development program.
Lockton's Washington, DC office is located at 1801 K Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006. The office number is (202) 414-2400.
More than 6,000 professionals at Lockton provide 50,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, employee benefits consulting, and retirement 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 9th largest overall. For seven consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.