MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lockton has named Fernando Ortega Amieva as a shareholder and President of Lockton operations in Mexico, and Executive Managing Director of Lockton México Agente de Seguros y de Fianzas, S.A. de C.V. He will assume the new role on Monday, August 20. Lockton is the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker and operates a property & casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting operation in Mexico City.
Ortega has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently leading his own risk management consulting firm, Promeritum. That firm will be integrated into Lockton’s Mexico operations.
“Fernando is recognized for his leadership and integrity in leading successful risk management consulting operations both in Mexico and internationally,” said John Lumelleau, President and CEO of Lockton, Inc. “His knowledge of the market, passion for service, business philosophy and commitment to the community will make him a key leader in Lockton’s regional growth and development.”
Lumelleau said that Ortega will lead the development of Lockton’s service culture in Mexico.
Lockton’s Employee Benefits and Actuarial Consulting Company in Mexico, Lockton Consultores Actuariales Agente de Seguros y de Fianzas, S.A. de C.V. will continue operating under the leadership of Act. Marcela Flores, maintaining its current structure and team.
Ortega replaces Alberto Espinosa who left the firm.
In addition to creating his own risk management consultancy, Ortega spent 30 years at Marsh & McLennan Companies, most recently as Global Business Development, Regional Managing Director Latin America. He initiated, negotiated and structured risk management programs for MMC’s largest clients in the region.
Ortega is also a Board Member of Afore Santander (a retirement fund manager in Mexico), Sponsor and Advisor of Christian Children’s Fund, and since 2006, President of Procura, A.C., a non-profit organization. He has served as a national vice president and national president of AMASFAC, the Mexican Association of Insurance and Surety Brokers. He holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration from Universidad Iberoamericana where he also is a member of the Board of Trustees.
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Lockton is the largest independent, privately owned, global insurance broker and employs more than 3,800 people. Lockton delivers services throughout the world to businesses of all sizes, as well as individual clients. It was founded by Jack Lockton in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, in 1966 and from a modest, home-based insurance agency, has become the 10th largest insurance broker in the world.
Lockton’s international insurance business (including Lockton Companies International Limited) provides insurance and reinsurance broking, risk and insurance program management and consulting, alternative risk finance, claims management and insurance products and services. Lockton International is a partner in EOS RISQ, Europe’s leading insurance broking and risk management consultancy. Lockton Companies International Limited is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. For more information on Lockton and its insurance and risk services, please visit the website at www.lockton.com or www.lockton.com/international.