Global insurance broker Lockton’s dedicated reinsurance division, Lockton Re, has announced that Kathy McCann has joined the company as a Senior Broker.
Within this role, she will support client development, and have a focus particularly on property business across various segments including Retrocession.
McCann joins from Guy Carpenter where she most recently served as a Manging Director. Throughout her time at Guy Carpenter she also served as a Branch Manager at their Boston office, and was also an Account Executive for regional and national P&C companies.
In addition, she also previously served as a senior leader working with Guy Carpenters global retrocessional business, where she focused predominantly on pro rata placements.
Prior to that, she served as a Senior Vice President at Benfield.
Addressing her appointment, McCann, said: “This is an exciting next step in my career, and I am delighted to be working with such a dynamic and enthusiastic team. Lockton Re is a modern, collaborative and digitally focused reinsurance broker providing for current and future client needs. I could not be more pleased to be part of this growth story”.
Also, commenting on McCann’s appointment, Nick Durant, North America CEO, Lockton Re, said: “Kathy is a widely recognised industry figure in the global reinsurance market, and we could not be more pleased she has joined the team. Lockton Re’s ability to attract such exceptional talent over the last few years is a reflection on the collaborative and empowering platform we are building and how exciting it is for both our colleagues and clients alike.
“Our strategy has been to target clients in a number of different areas – regionals, mutuals, globals and syndicates, and over the last 12 months we have seen growth in all of these but particularly with our global clients. Kathy’s experience in working with some of the most complex global reinsurance buyers means she is able to support exceptional service in any of our client groups”.
Tim Gardner, Global CEO, Lockton Re, added: “We continue to build on the exceptional expertise and capabilities we have as part of our global platform, and Kathy is a great example of the market leading talent that drives the collaborative focus of our culture. I am as excited to work with Kathy as I know Lockton Re clients will be; and know she will be a terrific asset to our expanding platform”.