SEATTLE, Jan. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton will add veteran Seattle insurance and risk advisor Laura Walton as a Senior Vice President on Feb. 13 as part of its expansion in the Pacific Northwest. Walton will lead business development and client strategy for Lockton in its new Seattle office. Lockton is the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker.
"Laura Walton is a respected business advisor and client advocate," said Tim Noonan, President of Lockton's Pacific operations. "She will help deliver real results for our clients and help to establish our business in Seattle."
Walton works with clients on risk management and commercial insurance in several industries, including food processing, financial services, aerospace/aviation, technology, manufacturing, hospitality, retail, and real estate.
For the past decade, Walton has advised middle-market and complex clients at Willis Towers Watson and The Fournier Group. She has also worked in banking and began her career in technology sales and client advocacy. She is active in the community, most recently serving on the board of Women of Washington.
Lockton is opening its new operation in temporary office space at 601 108th Street NE, 19th Floor – Suite 1969 in Bellevue, WA 98004. The phone number is 425-279-8200 and the fax is 425-279-8300. The company will expand into permanent office space later this year.
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 eight 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.
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