Ben Day to join Lockton Re to lead Facultative Practice in London

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LONDON, 14th September, 2020 - Lockton Re, the global reinsurance business of the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker, is pleased to announce that Ben Day will be joining Lockton Re in London later this year. Ben will work closely with Jeff Fleming, Nathan Taylor and the Fac Broking team in North America as well as with London and Internationally based colleagues and clients as part of Lockton Re’s global Fac offering.

Commenting on the appointment, Jeff Fleming, Head of Fac Strategy, Lockton Re, said “We are building many of our capabilities at Lockton Re in a more integrated and seamless way, Fac is very much part of this strategy. We are focused on creating broad and expert capability aligned to the needs of our clients, consistent with Lockton Re’s differentiated approach.”

Mark Higgins, Head of London North America, Lockton Re, added, “Our Fac capability works across our business rather than in silos.  Ben’s great expertise, experience and collaborative ethos is key as we strive to provide creative, proactive and innovative solutions.”

Ben will join from CJ Coleman where he was most recently Head of CJC Re, having joined as an Executive Director in 2018. Ben has over 20 years of London market experience in a number of senior roles, he was an Executive Director at Willis Towers Watson, a divisional director at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co and an SVP at Guy Carpenter. Ben started his career at Cooper Gay in 1999, spending some of his time based in the British Virgin Islands.

Keith Harrison, International CEO, Lockton Re, concluded, “Ben is a great addition to our growing team at Lockton Re and will amplify and strengthen our North American and International Fac capability in London. His collaborative nature and transactional skills are a fantastic addition to our culture and continued growth. We look forward to welcoming and working with Ben later this year.” 

For further information please contact: 

Isabella Gaster
Head of Marketing
Lockton Re
Direct Tel: +44 (0)7795 400981
Email: Isabella.Gaster@uk.lockton.com

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