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Lockton Adds Risk Management and Employee Benefits Expert

Bill Wright joins Atlanta operation of global insurance broker

ATLANTA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton Companies announced Bill Wright has joined as Senior Vice President in Lockton's Atlanta office. Lockton is the world's largest privately held insurance broker.

Bill Wright brings risk management and employee benefits expertise to Lockton's Atlanta office.

Wright brings ample experience as an insurance and risk management executive with a focus on national and global accounts. His background includes managing both risk management and employee benefits programs in an array of industries including healthcare, financial services, technology, retail, and manufacturing.

"Bill is a great addition to our team in Atlanta," said Jason Richardson, Chief Operating Officer of Lockton's Atlanta operation. "His wide breadth of knowledge in both property and casualty and benefits will allow him to advise clients on all aspects of their insurance needs."

Wright comes to Lockton from Willis, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President of Willis Global Solutions. Prior to that, he held positions of Chief Executive Officer of Willis Texas & Colorado and National Sales Leader for Willis Employee Benefits Practice.

Wright holds a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs from Florida State University. His charitable work includes serving on the Gentlemen's Committee for Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research.

Bill Wright will operate out of the Atlanta office at 3280 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30305. He can be reached by phone at (404) 460-3606 or via email: [email protected].

About Lockton
More than 4,950 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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