CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton has named Amanda Ruback to a newly created position of Senior Vice President and Major Client Strategist in the firm's Chicago operation. In her new role, Ruback assists in strategy development and solutions for the needs and challenges of Fortune 1000 clients. Lockton is the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker.
"Amanda's expertise and experience will help Lockton continue double-digit organic growth while allowing her to use her skillset and thrive," said Casey Warnecke, Chief Operating Officer in Lockton's Chicago office. "Her risk management expertise will help us assist clients in managing their risk and safeguarding their future; areas in which Amanda excels."
Prior to becoming a Major Account Strategist, Ruback served as an Account Executive where she was the main point of contact for food and beverage manufacturers and distributors, retail and real estate portfolios, universities and colleges, and global manufacturers.
Prior to joining Lockton, Ruback worked with PepsiCo, Inc., as part of the company's risk management team. She assisted in overseeing a $7.8 billion acquisition and drove captive insurance strategy for the company. Her experience as a corporate risk manager, a broker, and advisor affords her the ability to understand clients' internal priorities, constituencies, and pressures.
Ruback's commitment to the business is exemplified through her years of experience as a risk manager and through her multiple designations. She holds an ARM, AU and AIS. Ruback received her Bachelors of Arts from the University of Iowa.
More than 6,000 professionals at Lockton provide 50,000 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 9th largest overall. For eight 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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