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Andrew Merrilees and Mark Kelly tapped to lead Lockton’s Asia Pacific Global Benefits Operation

New leaders bring experience and knowledge in employee benefits

(Kansas City, MO) – 16 March, 2016 – ​​​​​Lockton’s Asia Pacific Benefits operation is growing with the addition of two experienced new leaders. Andrew Merrilees has been appointed Regional Head of Benefits, and Mark Kelly has taken over as Regional Commercial Lead. Both Merrilees and Kelly are based in Singapore.

Merrilees has more than 20 years’ experience in employee benefits consulting, with deep expertise advising on health insurance and wellness solutions for corporate Australia. Prior to joining Lockton, Andrew worked at Aon Sydney and GU Health.

Kelly, a former Great Britain international cyclist, has more than 12 years' experience providing strategic advice and relationship management to multinational companies globally, as well as driving significant sales growth across multiple geographies. Before joining Lockton, Kelly worked for Aon Health & Benefits Asia Pacific.

Lockton’s Singapore operation is located at 1 Raffles Place, No.12-62, One Raffles Place, Tower 2 048616. You can reach the office at +65 6221 1288 or


About Lockton

More than 5,600 professionals at Lockton provide 48,000 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, independent insurance broker in the world and 10th largest overall. For seven consecutive years, Business Insurance has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's employee benefits experts, check the Lockton Health Reform Blog, the Lockton Health Risk Solutions Blog, the Lockton Benefits Communications Blog or the Lockton HR Technology Blog.

Media Contact:

Jeannie Wilcox, Kansas City
+1 816 751 2270
+1 816 876 0636  

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