Lockton, the world's largest privately held independent insurance broker, added two senior executives to expand its financial services practice in its Atlanta office. William Butler is joining Lockton as Senior Vice President and Producer, and Rodger Laurite is joining as Senior Vice President and Unit Manager. Both were previously with Aon Risk Services.
"Clients and insurance companies respect Bill Butler and Rodger Laurite for their expertise and
innovative approach, making them two of the most highly regarded management liability experts in the U.S.," said Doug Hutcherson, President of Lockton's Atlanta operations. "They will play key roles in serving Lockton's expanding client base."
Rodger Laurite, 37, of Dunwoody, GA has been named Senior Vice President and Unit Manager for Lockton's financial services practice in Atlanta. Laurite will focus on management liability lines of insurance including directors & officers liability, employment practices liability, fiduciary liability, errors & omissions, and crime. He will serve as a client advocate and placement broker for all aspects of the management liability lines of insurance for Lockton clients.
Laurite's 13 years of experience include extensive work with Fortune 100 public companies with
significant international insurance issues and growing private companies. He has worked with firms in financial services, retail, real estate, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, chemical, technology, healthcare, telecommunications and staffing. Prior to joining Lockton, Laurite was Senior Vice President and team leader for Aon's Financial Services Group in the Southeast region. He has also worked with insurance broker RM Access, management consulting firm at Kearney and Marsh. He holds a bachelor's degree and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.