KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Companies Group and Business Insurance magazine have selected Lockton as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2011. Lockton is the only top 10 broker to earn the award three years in the row.
"Our 4,100 Associates make this possible by staying true to the culture of service and entrepreneurial energy that has been part of our business for 45 years," said John Lumelleau, President and CEO of Lockton, Inc.
Best Companies Group selected the winning firms through a two-part process with a qualitative assessment of company practices, along with an extensive anonymous survey of Lockton Associate attitudes.
Business Insurance released a full alphabetical list of the Best Places to Work in Insurance in its September 12 issue. Detailed rankings and feature stories will appear in the November 7 issue.
Best Companies Group, an independent research firm that manages 35 other regional and industry programs in the United States and Canada, managed the process to identify companies who have created and maintained workplace excellence.
More than 4,100 professionals at Lockton provide more than 15,000 clients around the world with insurance, benefits, and risk management services, offering an uncommon level of client service. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has grown 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."