Lockton announces international leadership changes

EJ Hentenaar will assume the role of CEO, Europe

Lockton announced today a new international leadership structure to support the company’s continued growth and ensure clients across the globe benefit from Lockton’s industry-leading talent.

Effective May 1, 2022, EJ Hentenaar, Lockton’s current Head of Global Financial Risks, will assume the role of CEO, Europe.

“We are excited for EJ to serve as the CEO of Europe,” said Ron Lockton, Chairman. “He is a proven leader, and he is respected by our clients, the markets and our people. EJ will continue to build on Lockton’s success in Europe.”

As part of our planned succession, Neil Nimmo, currently CEO of Lockton International, will become the Chairman of Lockton International, reporting to Peter Clune. In addition to his overall responsibilities for Lockton International, Neil will focus on the growth and success of Lockton’s international regions – Asia, Australia, Europe, LATAM and MENA – supporting them in taking care of their clients and their people.

Chris Brown, current CEO Europe, is transitioning to a newly created role of President of Lockton International, reporting to Ron Lockton. In this new role, he will build on the work he has done to develop the Lockton Global Partners, develop Lockton’s international growth strategy and focus on the globalization of Lockton’s key industry practices.
“These changes are a testament to the incredible work of the entire Lockton International team and the growth they have created for Lockton,” said Peter Clune, Lockton CEO. “We are evolving our leadership team to ensure our long-term focus and commitment to our Associates and clients.”