CHICAGO, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Bastian joins Lockton as a Vice President and Producer based in the insurance broker's Chicago office. He will be responsible for client advocacy and new business development in the employee benefits' consulting practice. Lockton is the world's largest privately held insurance broker.
"We are thrilled to have someone with Scott's industry experience join our operation in Chicago," said Thomas Pluss, President of Lockton Chicago. "Scott's business acumen and client advocacy will serve our clients and prospects extremely well," finished Pluss.
Thomas Schaffler, President of Lockton Chicago's Employee Benefits' Practice, added "We have known Scott for years and always respected his integrity, reputation and success. To have Scott join us at a time when clients and prospects need someone of his caliber and expertise in the benefits' business is wonderful."
Bastian brings more than 20 years of industry experience to Lockton, and most recently served as Senior Vice President of Consulting and Growth at a Milwaukee based benefits consulting firm.
Bastian holds a bachelors degree in Finance from University of Iowa.
Bastian can be reached at Lockton in Chicago at 312-669-6713or email@example.com. His office is located at525 W. Monroe, Suite 600, Chicago, IL 60661.
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."