Zach Breslin was most recently managing director, Aon Securities in New York

Lockton Re has announced that Zach Breslin has joined as the Leader of Lockton Re Capital Markets, supporting the build out of the practice working closely with Robert Bisset. 

He was most recently managing director, Aon Securities in New York. Previous to that he spent time at Berkley Offshore on the underwriting side giving him a great 360 view of the market. 

Commenting on the appointment Robert Bisset, chairman Global Retrocession & Property Specialty, Bermuda & Market Capital, Lockton Re, said: “I have now been at Lockton Re for a year and the growth and success we have seen during that time has been phenomenal.

”The build out of our Capital Markets capability is the last piece of the puzzle in terms of my remit and I’m so excited to have Zach spearheading this important area as we continue to garner great support from clients and markets across the reinsurance world.”

While Zach will be based in New York his role will be to work with clients and colleagues across the globe.

“What an exciting time to be joining the great growth story that is Lockton Re”, commented Breslin, “I see this as an amazing opportunity to work with a variety of clients from globals, regionals and Lloyd’s Syndicates, taking my career to the next level and learning from a great group of colleagues.”

Tim Gardner, Global CEO, Lockton Re, added, “A key part of our growth and success has been the collaborative focus of our culture and our global build out. Lockton Re Capital Markets will very much follow this model as it will be fully aligned with the broking and analytics teams, offering clients a seamless experience.

”As we operate under a single P&L, our only priority is working with clients to identify the most appropriate sources of capacity and the optimal solutions.”