Lockton appoints Robert Rechtern as Head of Accident & Health, Sports and Contingency

(LONDON) 02 November 2022 - Lockton, the world’s largest privately-owned independent insurance broker, has appointed Robert Rechtern as Head of Accident & Health, Sports and Contingency within the Wholesale Property & Casualty (P&C) division, effective today. In his role, Rechtern will be responsible for maintaining the growth of the business’ leading Accident & Health, Sports and Contingency books in close collaboration with Lockton’s US and International offices and partners.

Rechtern brings over 15 years’ market experience to Lockton. He joins from Aon UK, where he served as Executive Director of the People Risk team. Prior to this, Rechtern held the role of Vice President at Guy Carpenter in its D&F division.

This appointment is the latest in a series of senior hires in Lockton’s Wholesale P&C business, further evidencing the business’ commitment to attracting the best talent in the market. The Wholesale P&C business has experienced exceptional grown in recent years, and will continue to do so as Lockton drives forward its ambitious global expansion plans. Rechtern’s appointment will further enhance the business’s market leading specialty segments as it continues to evolve its offering to meet the needs of clients worldwide.

Simon Scholfield, Head of Wholesale P&C at Lockton, said: “We are delighted to welcome Rob to Lockton. His energy, breadth of expertise and hands on leadership experience in the Accident & Health, Contingency and Kidnap & Ransom segments will significantly enhance our US and International client service proposition in these high-growth classes of business.”

Robert Rechtern, Head of Accident & Health, Sports and Contingency, said: “Lockton’s pedigree speaks for itself. It has been impressive to watch the P&C division continue to go from strength to strength.

“I am thrilled to be leading the talented team here and I’m looking forward to working with colleagues from across our global network to provide creative, bespoke and market-leading solutions to our clients worldwide.”