Lockton Adds Technology Property Risk Control Consultant in San Jose

Caldwell joins leading insurance broker

Nov 03, 2011, 13:10 ET from Lockton

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Caldwell joined Lockton's technology-focused team today as Property Risk Control Consultant in its San Jose, California office.

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Lockton continues to strengthen its property and casualty practice by increasing its depth of expertise in providing strategic risk management to mid- and large-size companies. Caldwell will have a lead role in expanding Lockton's presence in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the western region.

Duane Caldwell was most recently a Vice President and Senior Property Risk Consultant with Marsh. He also served as Marsh's Risk Consulting Practice Leader, providing risk analysis and strategic program recommendations to communications, media and technology companies. Caldwell also worked as Corporate Safety Program Manager for Seagate Technology. Caldwell holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies from San Jose State University.

Caldwell will be part of the team reporting to Kevin Hoskinson, who recently joined Lockton as the Technology Practice Leader in Lockton's San Jose office. Hoskinson was the former Risk Manager of Sun Microsystems.

"Duane brings a wealth of experience in the property and casualty marketplace. He will be an asset to our clients by bringing unique expertise in his work with global technology companies. Our clients will benefit from his innovative approach and deep experience.  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.

Duane Caldwell can be reached at 408.200.3661 (W) or dcaldwell@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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