Lockton Australia expands its Employee Benefits Team

Lockton Companies Australia Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the acquisition of WCD Workers Compensation Pty Ltd, effective 13th January, 2020. 

Paul Marsden CEO of Lockton and Robert Wood Managing Director of WCD see the acquisition of WCD as the natural evolution for WCD, both companies share the same values on client-centric service and innovation and a focus on their people and culture. 

The existing capabilities within both companies are highly complementary and we are excited about the opportunity this presents to clients, as well as the wider market. 

WCD brings a management consulting set of disciplines in workers’ compensation, work and health and safety as well as the emerging area of employee care. Lockton’s strong employee benefits function provides insurance solutions to people risk, along with its existing workers’ compensation function. 

As we transition the businesses into one People Risk offering it will expand our footprint nationally where we can add greater services and value to clients, allowing us to provide global services and solutions alongside industry best practice 

Lockton continues to base its business investments around the needs of our clients, focused on adding even greater value and outcomes in an ever-changing and complex market space.

We welcome the WCD team and their clients to Lockton and look forward to delivering on our commitment to providing the very best service.   

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