Global insurance broker Lockton’s dedicated reinsurance division, Lockton Re, has announced that Zach Breslin has joined the company as the Leader of Lockton Re Capital Markets.
Within this role he will support the build out of the practice working closely with Robert Bisset – Chairman Global Retrocession & Property Specialty, Bermuda & Market Capital, Lockton Re.
Breslin joins Lockton from Aon Securities in New York, where he served as Managing Director.
Prior to that role, he spent several years at Berkley Offshore Underwriting Managers.
Commenting on his appointment, Breslin, said: “What an exciting time to be joining the great growth story that is Lockton Re. I see this as an amazing opportunity to work with a variety of clients from globals, regionals and Lloyd’s Syndicates, taking my career to the next level and learning from a great group of colleagues.”
Bisset, added: “We are delighted Zach has joined Lockton Re, his enthusiasm for the business is testament to our culture, strategy and the great team. I have now been at Lockton Re for a year and the growth and success we have seen during that time has been phenomenal.
“The build out of our Capital Markets capability is the last piece of the puzzle in terms of my remit and I’m so excited to have Zach spearheading this important area as we continue to garner great support from clients and markets across the reinsurance world.”
Tim Gardner, Global CEO, Lockton Re, commented: “A key part of our growth and success has been the collaborative focus of our culture and our global build out. Lockton Re Capital Markets will very much follow this model as it will be fully aligned with the broking and analytics teams, offering clients a seamless experience.
“As we operate under a single P&L, our only priority is working with clients to identify the most appropriate sources of capacity and the optimal solutions. I’m excited to be welcoming Zach to the business and our global team. After a very successful year, we are clearly focused on our next phase of growth.”
Meanwhile, Lockton Re recently appointed James Donnelly as a senior broker within its accident, health, and life segment.