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David Lockton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Program honors Lockton Chairman   

(Kansas City, MO) - 19 June 2017 – David Lockton has received EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his years of entrepreneurial leadership, achievements and vision.

The Chairman of Lockton, Inc. accepted the award June 15 at the Entrepreneur of the Year Central States Gala at the Midland Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri.

“Whatever  success I’ve experienced, it is a tribute to the 6,500 simply awesome Lockton Associates and also to the support and encouragement I get from my family every day,” David said in accepting the award.

David joined his late brother’s company 41 years ago as the ninth Associate. Since then, he has held the positions of President, CEO and for the past 15 years as Chairman. Under his leadership, the company has enjoyed decades of continuous growth and a 96 percent client retention rate. Lockton is a $1.4 billion professional services company and the largest privately held, independent insurance broker in the world.  

 “David has the unique ability to take our culture, business and values and combine them with long term thinking,” said Glenn Spencer, Lockton, Inc. President and CEO. “He wants to ensure that Lockton is still a family-owned, privately held company 50 years from now.”

Just as David gives back personally to the community, Lockton is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary with the Fifty for 50 campaign, aimed at giving 50,000 volunteer hours back to local communities

“No one is more deserving of this award,” said Spencer.

Check out this video to learn more about David. 

About Lockton

Lockton is a global professional services firm with 6,500 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown to become the world’s largest privately held, independent insurance broker by helping clients achieve their business objectives. For eight consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.

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