ST. LOUIS, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton St. Louis is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Mathewson, Senior Vice President, to its Risk Management team. In his new position, Mathewson will be responsible for working directly with clients to provide strategic direction and advice. He will also be closely involved with plan design and marketing activity. Lockton is the world's largest privately held insurance broker.
Mathewson's background includes more than 30 years of experience, including the past seven at Lockton. He also held senior positions at Marsh & McLennan, Captive Resources, Swiss Re and Willis. Mathewson joined Lockton in Kansas City in 2005 as a Risk Finance Consultant. Since 2009, he worked in Lockton's Atlanta office as the Southeast Region Casualty Leader and Unit Manager.
"Jim brings a wealth of National Account experience to our team. He is well regarded in the risk management community and adds additional depth and experience in a changing market," said Vincent J. Gaffigan, SVP Director of Risk Management. "He will be a key part of our growth strategy for 2012 and beyond."
Mathewson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.
Mathewson can be reached in St. Louis at 314 812 3289 or firstname.lastname@example.org. His office is located at Three CityPlace Drive, Suite 900 St. Louis, MO 63141
More than 4,450 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."