Lockton Re hires Dan Shaw from Acrisure in London


Lockton Re, the reinsurance business of the privately held independent global broking firm, has announced the hire of Dan Shaw to its London based North America division.

lockton-re-logoShaw will join Lockton Re from his most recent role at Acrisure Re, where he was Head of US Wholesale P&C Reinsurance.

He will step into a Senior Broker role at Lockton Re’s North America division later this year, based in the firms London office.

Keith Harrison, International CEO, Lockton Re, commented on the hire, “As we continue to build momentum both in terms of winning new business and expanding our team of industry experts, Dan is a great addition to our growing capability. His excellent market reputation and enthusiasm to achieve more for clients make him a great fit for our client centric ethos and culture.”

Prior to working at Acrisure Re, Shaw has a 25 year career working across property and casualty insurance and reinsurance in the broking world.

His career began at Heath Lambert, before moving to Aon Benfield as a North America Treaty Reinsurance broker, and finally to Beach & Associates as Senior Vice President.

He joined Acrisure Re just six months ago in December 2020.

Shaw will report to Mark Higgins, Head of London North America.

Commenting on the appointment of Shaw, Higgins, said, “We are delighted that Dan will be joining us in the autumn. We are finding that our ability to provide truly global teams is really resonating with many clients. This isn’t about having offices all over the map but having empowered people that have a global perspective, people that put the client at the centre of any solution and work collaboratively. I know Dan will be a great asset to Lockton Re and our clients across the globe.”

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