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Lockton Welcomes New Employee Benefits Expert Gary Hartnett

Lockton’s Charlotte office expands with new Southeast Employee Benefits Practice Leader

(Charlotte, NC) –31 May, 2017 – Gary Hartnett has joined Lockton’s Charlotte office as the Southeast Series Employee Benefits Practice Leader. After more than 20 years with Mercer, Hartnett’s expertise will help guide clients through complex employee benefits issues. Lockton is the world’s largest privately held insurance broker.  

“Gary is a great asset to our team and to our clients. He has expertise in strategy and numerous complex multi-national clients,” said Manoj Sharma, Chief Operating Officer in Lockton’s Southeast Series. “Clients can count on him for sound advice, and Associates have an opportunity to learn from his years of experience.”

Prior to joining Lockton, Hartnett had an extensive career with Mercer where he worked in numerous local and regional leadership roles. In addition, he was a lead strategist on multiple, complex multi-national deals where he designed benefits solutions for clients.

Hartnett’s expertise includes benefits strategy, mergers and acquisitions due diligence, data analytics, carrier/client relationship management, and Associate development. In this newly created role, he will assist Lockton Associates with solutions to address complex client benefit challenges. Hartnett will have overall responsibility for the benefits practice in Lockton’s seven offices throughout the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.

Hartnett holds a bachelor’s degree in health systems management from The University of Connecticut and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from The George Washington University.

The Charlotte Office address is 4725 Piedmont Row Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210 and can be reached by calling 704-556-4100.

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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