LONDON and NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Privately-owned Lockton and its specialist reinsurance division, Lockton Re, announces the strengthening of its global broking and client relationship capabilities, with a number of senior level hires both in London and New York. The new recruits, who will further expand Lockton Re's existing line up of talented reinsurance professionals, as well as broadening its specialty Casualty expertise, are as follows:
George Carrington has 30 years underwriting and broking experience in both insurance and reinsurance and is a highly respected market figure. George brings a wealth of liability product knowledge as well as broad strategic expertise to Lockton.
James Moss has 22 years of technical and placing experience within the US and International Reinsurance markets. James has specialist product knowledge in the Casualty and Warranty & Indemnity reinsurance sub-classes.
Carla Moffett brings to Lockton more than 15 years experience in project and client relationship management, business development and analytics, across several reinsurance disciplines.
Colin Friend has more than 25 years technical and broking experience. Colin has been involved in a variety of liability programmes over his career, and also has particular knowledge of General Third Party and Professional Liability, as well as UK Motor Liability.
Brian Cole has 20 years industry experience within the US and International Reinsurance markets. He has considerable expertise across all Casualty lines, and most recently headed a Global Specialty Reinsurance practice for Directors' & Officers' Liability.
Anthony Jones has over 13 years Casualty reinsurance experience in the US market. His knowledge base spans several Casualty classes. Latterly, Anthony has focused on Professional Lines business and was a Global Reinsurance practice leader for Technology E&O and Cyber Liability.
Mike Hammond, CEO, Lockton Companies LLP, emphasized the strategic importance of identifying experienced practitioners with a proven track record to fit within the Lockton culture: "Hiring the finest talent in the industry, as and when it becomes available, has enabled Lockton to continue to spread its philosophy of dedicated and insightful client service, whilst at the same time allowing us to continue to build on our successes and maintain our position as the world's largest independent insurance and reinsurance intermediary."
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.