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Joe Agnello Named to Lead Lockton Kansas City Property & Casualty Operation

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Ron Lockton to focus on clients, long-term global issues for Lockton

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton has named Joe Agnello as President of the insurance broker's Kansas City Property & Casualty insurance operation. Lockton is the world's largest privately held insurance broker and the Kansas City office is its single largest operation.

Agnello named President of Lockton's Kansas City Property & Casualty insurance operation

Agnello, a 20-year Lockton veteran, succeeds Ron Lockton who will devote more time to clients and global business issues for Lockton.

"I'm not going away, just adjusting roles," said Ron Lockton. "It's the right time for me to spend more time with clients and to support the business globally. Our Kansas City clients and Associates will be well-served with Joe's leadership and the support of our many colleagues here."

Agnello added, "We have enjoyed extraordinary growth in this operation with Ron's leadership, and I have big shoes to fill. I'm both humbled and excited to work with our Associates to write the next chapter in Lockton's remarkable story in Kansas City."

Agnello will work alongside Rick Kahle, President of Lockton's Kansas City benefits operation.

Agnello is just the fifth President of Lockton's Kansas City P&C business. Founder Jack Lockton, Chairman David Lockton, and longtime executive Grover Simpson have also held the position.

Lockton has more than 1,100 Associates in Kansas City and global revenues of more than $1.1 billion dollars. Jack Lockton founded the insurance broker in Kansas City in 1966.  

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More than 5,000 professionals at Lockton provide 35,000 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 insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall. Independent researcher Greenwich Associates has awarded Lockton its Service Excellence Award for risk management for large companies. For five consecutive years, Business Insurance 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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