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Lockton launches National Surety Practice
Patrick Pribyl to lead surety practice, drive innovation and growth
Kansas City, Mo. (September 29, 2020) – Lockton announced the launch of its National Surety Practice, to be led by Patrick Pribyl. Pribyl brings 31 years of surety experience to the role. Over the course of his career at Lockton, Pribyl has been focused exclusively on building one of the largest surety brokerages in the world and has earned the respect of Lockton clients, Associates and market partners and is well positioned to drive Lockton’s continued growth in this area.
“Lockton’s success has always been advanced by a strategy that puts the client at the center of everything we do,” said Said Taiym, US Chief Operating Officer. “Our surety clients thrive on innovation, risk mitigation and finding new ways to reduce total cost. Under Patrick’s leadership, the entire practice will bring deeper collaboration to enhance the client experience and deliver superior results.”
In Patrick’s new role, he will focus on bringing Lockton’s best-in-class surety tools, talent and resources to solve the most challenging client issues. The National Surety Practice focus will include:
- Surety support for clients supported by all Lockton business lines
- Alignment of resources and technical expertise
- Best-in-class underwriting and marketing strategies
- Innovation in technology and analytics
“Jack Lockton founded this company as a construction and surety brokerage and I learned the business from him,” said Pribyl. “Jack would tell prospects to ‘Look to Lockton’ because we assembled the surety horsepower to solve their most complex challenges. It’s in that spirit that our National Surety Practice has aligned to bring the full power of that commitment and the financial acumen to all Lockton clients.”
For more information on Lockton’s Surety Practice, visit lockon.com/surety.
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