Sixteen Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Professionals Named Power Brokers™ by Risk & Insurance Magazine

Feb 20, 2013, 12:00 ET from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) is pleased to announce that 16 of its U.S. retail insurance brokers have been recognized today as Power Brokers™ by Risk & Insurance magazine. Power Brokers are selected from thousands of nominees based upon their superior customer service, depth of industry knowledge and successes in solving difficult client problems within the preceding 12 months.

Risk & Insurance recognized Gallagher brokers within seven industry categories: Bradley Meinhardt and Richard Terlecki (Aviation); Karen Graham, Eric Pan, Bill Powell and Nancy Sylvester (Education); Yvonne Johnson and Jill Watson (Employee Benefits); Konrad Dowling (Entertainment); Numa "Bumpy" Triche (Marine); Tim DePriest, Joan Dove and Peter Persuitti (Nonprofit); and Chris Connelly, Dave Marcus and Elizabeth Miser (Public Sector). In addition, nine Gallagher brokers were recognized as Power Broker finalists on the magazine's website, William Willer (Aviation); John McLaughlin and John Watson (Education); Kari Larsen (Employee Benefits); Dave Harman and Brian Kingman (Entertainment); Anthony Lehnen (Environmental); Michael McHugh (Public Sector); and Alexandra Glickman (Real Estate).

"We are pleased that so many of our brokers were recognized for delivering creative solutions and superior client service over the past year. In the eight years since this competition was introduced, many Gallagher professionals have been recognized as Power Brokers by Risk & Insurance. We are very proud of these individuals and all of our other outstanding professionals who serve our clients day in and day out," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, has operations in 19 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.

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