Lockton Adds Technology Property & Casualty Expert in San Jose

Hoskinson joins leading insurance broker

Oct 26, 2011, 12:01 ET from Lockton

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Hoskinson has joined Lockton as the Technology Practice Leader focused on property and casualty insurance for technology companies. Hoskinson will work in Lockton's San Jose, California office.

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With this addition, Lockton's expanded property and casualty practice increases its depth of expertise in providing strategic risk management to mid- and large-sized technology companies.  Hoskinson will play a lead role in expanding Lockton's presence in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the western region.

Kevin Hoskinson was trained as a broker at Sedgwick in San Francisco, where he managed Global Risk Management clients. Hoskinson's most recent post was at Sun Microsystems, Inc. as the Senior Director, Global Risk Management and Treasury, until the completion of the merger with Oracle.  In that role, he developed expertise in risk management strategies, business continuity planning, enterprise risk management, mergers and acquisitions and a host of other business-critical functions.  Hoskinson has a degree in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

"Kevin has a wealth of experience and credibility in the property and casualty marketplace. He will be an asset to our clients by bringing a corporate-side risk management perspective to technology companies throughout the Bay Area and beyond. Our clients will benefit from his knowledge and expertise, and we are delighted to have him as part of the Lockton team," said Adam McDonough, President & CEO of Lockton's San Francisco and San Jose operations.

Kevin Hoskinson can be reached at 408.200.3660 (W) or khoskinson@lockton.com.

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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