PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton, the world's largest privately held independent insurance brokerage firm, has expanded its Philadelphia operation with the addition of two industry leaders, vice presidents David Griffin and Scott Kegler.
Timothy Ryan, executive vice president and COO, announced, "We are excited to add these two leaders to our team and continue to expand our capabilities within the Philadelphia area. Our clients will benefit from their deep experience as employee benefits and risk management advisors."
Ryan added, "David Griffin is an expert in employee benefits who is also skilled in developing strategies to reduce cost and help companies achieve health risk management objectives.
"Scott Kegler has extensive experience in helping organizations manage complex risks and designing effective strategies to meet both the employee benefits and property and casualty needs of his clients."
Griffin is an experienced advisor in benefits administration, human resources technology, and enterprise resource planning (ERP). He also has direct experience with outsourced HR and payroll solutions. Prior to joining Lockton, David was a consultant at Corporate Synergies Group LLC and District Manager for ADP.
Kegler advises business leaders in the construction, healthcare, private equity, and real estate industries. Prior to joining Lockton, he was president of Wahoo Insurance Programs, an insurance business he founded to provide property and casualty solutions for infrastructure contractors. Prior to starting his own company, Kegler was a vice president at the Graham Company, a Philadelphia insurance broker and consultant.
Lockton's Philadelphia office is located at 751 Arbor Way, Suite 250, in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Griffin can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 215-583-9243. Kegler can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 215-583-9201.
More than 4,450 professionals at Lockton provide 15,000 clients around the world with employee benefits, insurance, and risk management 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 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." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.