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

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) is proud to announce that 18 of its domestic retail insurance brokers were today recognized as Power Brokers™ by Risk & Insurance magazine. Power Brokers are selected from among 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.

Eighteen Gallagher professionals were named Power Brokers within 11 industry categories: Tim DePriest and Brandon Cole (At large-Nonprofit); William Willer (Aviation & Aerospace); Scott Wightman (Education); Kim Clark, Doug Derks, Laurie Miller and Jill Watson (Employee Benefits); Seth Cohen (Entertainment); Phil Norton (Finance, Banking & Insurance); Sean Murphy (Gaming/Hospitality); Lee Newmark (Healthcare); Tyler LaMantia, Michael McHugh and Nancy Sylvester (Public Sector/Public Entities); Morgan Anderson and Alexandra Glickman (Real Estate); and Brendan Quinlan (Utilities). Nine additional Gallagher professionals were recognized as Power Broker finalists on the magazine's website, www.riskandinsurance.com. They are: Joe Caruso, James Linn and Peter Persuitti (At large-Nonprofit); Bradley Meinhardt (Aviation & Aerospace); Bill Powell (Education); Jody Harris (Finance, Private Equity); and Tony Abella, Jr., Butler Bourgeois and Dave Marcus (Public Sector/Public Entities).

"Our team is highly specialized within dozens of niches and practice groups, and we are very client-focused. It is gratifying that so many of our Gallagher professionals have been recognized for the creative solutions and superior client service they've delivered over the past year," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO 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 24 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.

Contact:  Linda J. Collins
VP- Corporate Communications
630.285.4009 or linda_collins@ajg.com

SOURCE Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

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