Kathy McCann joins Lockton Re to support client development

We are pleased to announce that Kathy McCann has joined as Senior Broker and will be supporting client development with a focus on property business across various segments including Retrocession.

Nick Durant, North America CEO, Lockton Re, said, “Kathy is a widely recognised industry figure in the global reinsurance market, and we could not be more pleased she has joined the team. Lockton Re’s ability to attract such exceptional talent over the last few years is a reflection on the collaborative and empowering platform we are building and how exciting it is for both our colleagues and clients alike. Our strategy has been to target clients in a number of different areas - regionals, mutuals, globals and syndicates, and over the last 12 months we have seen growth in all of these but particularly with our global clients. Kathy’s experience in working with some of the most complex global reinsurance buyers means she is able to support exceptional service in any of our client groups”.

Most recently, Kathy was a Managing Director at Guy Carpenter, having been a Branch Manager for their Boston Office and an Account Executive for regional and national P&C companies. She was also a senior leader working with their global retrocessional business. She focused predominately on pro rata placements. Previous to that, Kathy was a Senior Vice President at Benfield. As well as working in Boston, she has spent time inworking in New York, London, and San Francisco. She is the recipient of Intelligent Insurers Influential Women in Re/Insurance and was named a Woman to Watch by Business Insurance.

Commenting on her appointment, Kathy McCann said, “This is an exciting next step in my career, and I am delighted to be working with such a dynamic and enthusiastic team. Lockton Re is a modern, collaborative and digitally focused reinsurance broker providing for current and future client needs. I could not be more pleased to be part of this growth story”.

Tim Gardner, Global CEO, Lockton Re, concludes, “We continue to build on the exceptional expertise and capabilities we have as part of our global platform, and Kathy is a great example of the market leading talent that drives the collaborative focus of our culture. I am as excited to work with Kathy as I know Lockton Re clients will be; and know she will be a terrific asset to our expanding platform”.


For further information please contact:

Isabella Gaster

Global Head of Marketing, Lockton Re

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Email: Isabella.Gaster@Lockton.com (opens a new window)

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