Lockton hires Anthony Dagostino to lead cyber and technology practice

26 July 2019 Consulting.us 2 min. read
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Professional services firm Lockton has brought in Anthony Dagostino to serve as executive vice president and global cyber and technology practice leader. He brings over 15 years of cyber risk management experience as an underwriter and brokerage cyber risk practice leader.

Lockton is the world’s largest privately held insurance brokerage firm. The Kansas City, Missouri–based firm additionally provides advisory services in the areas of risk management, employee benefits, and retirement. The firm employs more 7,500 people across 90+ location in 27 countries, and had revenues of $1.57 billion in 2018.

Within Lockton’s risk management business is the company’s cyber and technology practice. With companies looking to insulate themselves from growing cyber threats, Lockton partners with clients to understand the cyber threats that could impact their financials and reputation, and then develops custom insurance solutions that mitigate and transfer risk.

Lockton hires Anthony Dagostino to lead cyber and technology practice

The company has brought in cyber risk expert Anthony Dagostino to lead the practice. In the new role, Dagostino will collaborate with the cyber and risk management teams to further the Lockton's cyber strategy. He will also work on developing a cyber and technology platform that uses analytics to deliver tailored solutions for clients seeking to address underlying cyber risk.

Dagostino joins Lockton from Willis Towers Watson, where he was a managing director in the cyber risk consulting & insurance practice. Before that, he was vice president of cyber/professional risk at insurance company Chubb. Earlier in his career, Dagostino was a tech and cyber underwriter at The Hartford, and a research analyst at Thomson Financial.

He holds a BA in economics and business finance from Muhlenberg College.

"Cyber risk is an evolving area that is a concern throughout our clients' organizations, including the C-suite," Ron Lockton, CEO, said. "Lockton is uniquely positioned with cyber experts around the world to help clients navigate this somewhat uncertain environment. Anthony will lead the global team to deliver a cyber risk management strategy that is individually designed for each client."

Commenting on his appointment, Dagostino said, “I was attracted to Lockton because they are independent, privately held and have a culture of Associate empowerment. This provides a great opportunity to build on the momentum that's already in place. I look forward to joining the team where, together, we will take those efforts to the next level for clients by expanding Lockton's capabilities."