ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason Richardson has been named Chief Operating Officer of Lockton's Southeast operations with responsibility for offices in Atlanta, Greater Miami, and Charlotte, N.C.
Richardson will be responsible for the overall operations of Lockton Southeast including leading service teams in risk management and employee benefits consulting services in the three offices.
"Lockton has built a significant foundation of risk management and employee benefits expertise in this region, and we see tremendous opportunities for growth ahead," said Doug Hutcherson, President of Lockton's Southeast operations. "We are counting on Jason's experience as a builder of teams to add to the blueprint that's propelled Lockton's remarkable growth around the globe."
Richardson returns to his roots in Atlanta and the Southeast U.S. He began his insurance brokerage career with Hobbs Group in Atlanta which was later acquired by HRH. Most recently, Richardson was a regional partner with insurance broker Willis in Northern California and in Colorado where he was in charge of insurance and brokerage operations.
His expertise includes sales development, insurance operations, executive risks, property and casualty insurance, construction risks, and captive insurance programs.
Richardson is a graduate of Berry College with a degree in accounting.
Jason Richardson can be reached at [email protected] and 404-460-0750 (office). Lockton's Atlanta office is at 3280 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30305.
More than 4,450 professionals at Lockton provide more than 15,000 clients around the world with insurance, benefits, and risk management services that improve our clients' 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.