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Lockton Dunning Benefits Hires Industry Leader

DALLAS, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton Dunning Benefits is excited to announce Paul M. Botkin as their newest Vice President and subject matter expert for their Disability Consulting and Leave Administration practice. As a nationally recognized thought leader, he will be providing Lockton Dunning Benefits' clients with his extensive expertise on integrated leave, disability, and health solutions.

Prior to joining Lockton Dunning Benefits, Botkin was responsible for building and managing multiple consulting practices within the employee benefit industry, specifically regarding life and disability management programs.

"I have known and admired Paul's work for many years," said Bruce Sammis, Chief Executive Officer for Lockton Dunning Benefits. "No one has more of a laser focus on leave management and disability. His practice is national in scope because of his ability to impact his clients' bottom line."

Botkin has provided direct audit and advisory services to over 26 National Disability Insurers or TPAs, as well as disability/leave audit services for 15 Fortune 50 clients and for more than 100 Fortune 1,000 clients. He has worked with both public and private sector clients ranging in size from 500 to over 300,000 employees. Botkin is available as a valued media resource. He has published articles, industry opinions, and references in the disability management field in The Wall Street Journal, Business Insurance, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, and CEO Magazine.

Botkin is located at Lockton Dunning Benefits' Dallas office. He can be reached at pbotkin@lockton.com or 214.720.5712.

With over 700 clients, Lockton Dunning Benefits is the largest benefits consulting office in the country. The Dallas-based series of Lockton Companies has over 325 Associates and includes additional offices in Minneapolis, Ft. Worth, Detroit, San Antonio, Houston, and New Orleans. Lockton Dunning Benefits specializes in the design, implementation, communication, and year-round operation of Health and Welfare and Retirement benefits. In addition, Lockton Dunning Benefits offers services in several related consulting practices, including compensation, wellness, corporate communication, and pharmacy.

More than 6,000 professionals at Lockton provide 50,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, employee benefits consulting, and retirement 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, independent insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall. For eight consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, please check Lockton Market Update.



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