David Lockton, LOCKTON
As chairman of Lockton, David Lockton sets the strategic vision for the company and fosters the entrepreneurial culture that has positioned Lockton as the largest privately owned independent insurance brokerage in the world. Under Lockton’s leadership, the company’s revenue has increased from $180 million to $1.72 billion.
Forty-three years ago, Lockton left his job with First National Bank to join his brother, Jack, as the ninth staff member of Lockton. Over the decades, he has overseen the diversification of the company’s capabilities into numerous industries, most notably in 2006, when he led Lockton’s international expansion by acquiring a London-based global broker with 28 offices in 17 countries. In 2017, Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year program recognized Lockton with a Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring his vision, leadership and service.