Philadelphia, PA – Lockton’s Philadelphia office continues its fast-paced growth with the addition of Michael Appaneal as Vice President to provide risk management solutions to its expanding client base. Lockton is the world’s largest privately held, independent insurance broker.
“We are excited to add Mike’s expertise to our team where he brings more than 17 years of experience in senior-level sales and key leadership positions,” said Chris Keith, President of Lockton’s Philadelphia office. “Mike’s successful track record of strategic thinking will help make our clients’ businesses better.”
In his role, Appaneal will focus on advising clients on their employee benefits programs, in addition to offering customized solutions to answer the challenges of property and casualty insurance clients.
“This is a great opportunity and I cannot wait to begin building relationships with clients as we create effective and innovative business plans to meet their goals,” said Appaneal. “I look forward to earning their trust and becoming a true extension of their risk management and human resources teams.”
Appaneal has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry providing benefits and risk management services for clients while leading high-performing sales teams. During the past 17 years he worked for Standard Insurance, most recently serving as Regional Sales Vice President, after beginning his career at Unum Life Insurance Company.
He received his B.A. cum laude in government & legal studies and Spanish from Bowdoin College and his M.S. in human resource management from Boston University.