Lockton to Expand Commercial Insurance Operations to Boston

Chip Manozzi and Eva Durkin Named Senior Vice Presidents

Jun 11, 2013, 16:30 ET from Lockton

BOSTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton is adding more commercial insurance operations in the Northeast U.S. with the formation of an insurance brokerage office in Boston.

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Lockton has named risk management veterans Chip Manozzi and Eva Durkin as Senior Vice Presidents in Boston.

The Lockton operations will have temporary quarters at 60 State Street, 7th Floor, in Boston. Lockton expects to move into permanent office space in downtown Boston in late summer.

"Chip Manozzi and Eva Durkin are highly regarded risk management professionals who will help our clients make educated insurance and risk management decisions," said Tim Ryan, Chief Operating Officer of Lockton's Northeast U.S. operations. "Lockton is well-established in Boston with many clients in the region already. Opening our office here puts us in a better position to serve our clients.  We look forward to growing our business in New England and continuing to expand our capabilities and resources in Boston."

"This expansion by Lockton Northeast into Boston furthers our goal of providing a significant global insurance advisory alternative to middle market and multinational companies seeking insurance and employee benefits solutions," said Michael Calabrese, Chairman of Lockton's Northeast U.S. operations.

Chip Manozzi, Senior Vice President at Lockton, has been an insurance advisor and broker for more than 30 years, most recently with Wells Fargo Insurance Services in Boston. He will be responsible for business development and client strategy. Manozzi has extensive experience with the complex risk management and risk finance needs of corporations. He is a resident of Andover, MA and holds a bachelor's degree from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA.  

Eva Durkin, also named a Senior Vice President at Lockton, has extensive experience managing risk management and property-casualty insurance programs for global and national companies. She will be responsible for client relations, carrier negotiations, and insurance program management. Durkin was most recently with Wells Fargo Insurance Services in Boston. She has more than 20 years of experience in risk management.

The new Lockton Boston office is at 60 State Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA, 02109. The phone number is 617-371-0944. Chip Manozzi can be reached at cmanozzi@lockton.com. Eva Durkin can be reached at edurkin@lockton.com.

Lockton also has operations in New York, Philadelphia, and Hartford as part of its Northeast business team.

About Lockton
More than 4,900 professionals at Lockton provide 35,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, and employee benefits consulting 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 has awarded Lockton its Service Excellence Award for risk management for large companies. For four 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.

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