Posted on 07 Jun 11
Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, has expanded its Northeast practice with the addition of Marianne Halvorsen, Vice President and Producer.
With extensive experience in global commercial insurance solutions, Halvorsen has held many key business development and client relationship roles during her career. Immediately prior to joining Lockton, she was a Vice President, Client Advocate with Willis.
"Marianne brings energy and strong relationships to the northeast insurance marketplace. She is outstanding at partnering with Lockton's client service teams and clients to provide the 'perfect program.'
Our clients will see great results from Marianne's innovative solutions and we are happy to have her as a part of the Lockton team," said Tim Ryan, COO of Lockton's Northeast operations.
Halvorsen earned her master's degree in international business marketing from QUT in Brisbane, Australia, following the completion of a master's degree in international communication from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. She holds a B.A. from Washington State University, as well as two professional Designations: Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), and Associate in Insurance Services (AIS). In addition, Marianne is pursuing her Associate Reinsurance (ARe) designation.
Since the fall of 2008, Marianne has been teaching a CPCU 560 (Financial Institutions) class at St. John's University. She also served on the CPCU idea committee dedicated to ongoing development of the CPCU program.
Marianne applies her talents outside of the professional sphere to her work on the board of Creative Offering, an organization that "connects people willing to offer their talents and services to the socially-beneficial organizations that need them." She also serves on the board of Norwegian Chamber of Commerce Young Associates and Scandinavian American Society.