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John Lumelleau

  • Independent Director
  • Finance, Risk Management and Audit Committee Member

Mr. Lumelleau joined the Company as a director in December 2019. Mr. Lumelleau served as the president and chief executive officer of Lockton, Inc., the largest privately held independent insurance broker and a top 10 insurance broker globally, from 2002 until his retirement in 2017. Following his retirement, he served as an independent advisor to Lockton until 2021 and continues to serve on the board of directors of Lockton. In 2019, he also became chairman of the board of Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC, a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insurance, and is a member of the management advisory board of TowerBrook Capital Partners. While he served as president and chief executive officer, Lockton’s revenues grew from $92 million to $1.4 billion and it expanded from 7 offices to 85 offices globally. Previously, he served as president of Lockton from 2000 to 2002 and as operations executive from 1997 to 1999. Prior to joining Lockton, Mr. Lumelleau held various roles at Alexander & Alexander, Inc. and its successor, AON Risk Services, from 1976 until 1997, including executive vice president of global retail sales. He currently serves on the board of trustees of Fordham University and previously served on the Board of Overseers of the St. John’s University School of Risk Management & Actuarial Sciences and the board of directors of The Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers. Mr. Lumelleau holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University.

Mr. Lumelleau brings substantial leadership, industry and business experience to the Board, including an extensive knowledge of the insurance industry. Mr. Lumuelleau’s previous experience as the long-time CEO of the world’s largest privately held insurance brokerage firm provides the Board with substantial knowledge, insight and key perspectives related to risk management and the opportunities and challenges faced by growth-oriented organizations.