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Insurance Industry Veteran to Lead Lockton in the Southeast

Cheryl Jennings has more than 35 years of experience in business strategy and growth

ATLANTA, December 04, 2017 – Lockton’s southeast team welcomes Cheryl Jennings as their new southeast Commercial Insurance Department (CID) practice leader. Jennings joins Lockton –the world’s largest privately held insurance broker— after a 35 year career with Marsh, Chubb, Hartford and most recently Wells Fargo Insurance Services. 

“Cheryl is well known and respected in the insurance industry and we are happy to welcome her to the Lockton family,” said Manoj Sharma, chief operating officer of Lockton’s southeast series. “Cheryl’s experience in the industry has equipped her to provide the best service and expertise to clients and Associates.”

In addition to her 25 year career with Marsh, she worked on property & casualty underwriting with Chubb and Hartford where she held leadership positions. Jennings will work with leadership to develop strategies for commercial insurance growth as Lockton continues to expand in the southeast. Additionally, she will mentor and develop Associates as they handle client relationships and progress in their own careers.

Furthermore, Jennings will manage carrier relationships and stay current on the latest market trends. She will be based in Lockton’s Atlanta office, but will serve as the leader for commercial insurance for the southeast series which encompasses offices in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.

She is a graduate of the University of Georgia – Terry College of Business. The Atlanta office is located at 3289 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30305 and can be reached by calling 404-460-3600.


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 nine 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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