Lockton Expands Risk Management Operation in Nashville

James R. Dickson, III brings financial services expertise to global broker

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, announced James R. Dickson, III has joined its Nashville office as a vice president, client advisor, and business development executive in risk management and commercial insurance.

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Lockton expands its risk management operation in Nashville with the addition of James R. Dickson, III.

Dickson specializes in risk management strategy and business development for large and middle market companies in the healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, and restaurant industries. He brings more than 26 years of experience in the financial services industry with a focus on the placement of directors and officers liability insurance and errors and omissions coverage.

"Jim has a successful track record in our industry, both within the Nashville business community and the broader southern region," said Kevin McDaniel, President and CEO of Lockton's Nashville operation. "These days, clients need more guidance and resources than ever before. Lockton's client-focused business model attracted Jim to this opportunity and we are thrilled to have him on our Nashville team."

Dickson comes to Lockton from Willis of Tennessee, Inc. where he worked as a senior vice president. Previously, he served as president and board member at Direct General Insurance Company in Nashville. He holds a bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University.

Dickson is located at 725 Cool Springs Blvd., Suite 600, Franklin, TN, 37067 and can be reached at (615) 732-6071.

About Lockton

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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