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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Executive Appointment

Posted on 05 Aug 2011

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Bill Bohstedt as a Corporate Vice President.

Mr. Bohstedt began his career at Gallagher over 30 years ago as a commercial producer. Since then, he has served in several managerial roles including branch manager of the company's Orange County, California office. He also was responsible for building the Global Risk Management operation in Chicago with a focus on large accounts. Since 2006, he has served as the company's Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions for its retail property/casualty brokerage operation and is responsible for developing, directing and managing this division's national acquisition campaign. Mr. Bohstedt is a graduate of Illinois State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Risk Management.

"During his many years at Gallagher, Bill has played an instrumental role in the growth and success of our retail property/casualty brokerage division," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. "We are extremely pleased with this corporate appointment which was made in recognition of Bill's many contributions to the company for more than thirty years."

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, has operations in 16 countries and does business in more than 110 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.