Lockton Kansas City Appoints New Client Executive

Rich Canale brings consultative approach to employee benefits

Jan 26, 2016, 10:56 ET from Lockton

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, announced Rich Canale has joined its Kansas City office as a Producer.

Canale specializes in employee benefits, bringing a holistic, consultative approach to clients' programs. He comes to Lockton from Unum, where he spent more than seven years as a sales executive.

"We are excited to have Rich on board. He brings a wealth of experience, particularly in ancillary lines," said Joseph Agnello, President of Lockton Kansas City. "As clients face an ever-changing employee benefits landscape, Rich will provide a stable, consistent source for up-to-date information and strategic advice."

"I'm thrilled to be here," said Canale. "Lockton offers an outstanding culture of sales and service, and I look forward to building trusted relationships with clients built on the foundation of our innovative products, services, and expertise."

Canale holds a bachelor's degree in political science and legal studies from University of Rochester and an MBA from the University of Kansas. He is an active member of the KU Business School Student Committee and he coaches youth sports at his local YMCA.

Rich Canale can be reached in Kansas City's office at (816) 960-9107 or rcanale@lockton.com.

About Lockton
More than 5,600 professionals at Lockton provide 48,000 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 10th 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.

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