TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2019 /CNW/ -- Gallagher, a global leader in insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services, has named Dave Partington CEO of its Canadian retail property/casualty brokerage operations, where he will lead the strategy and culture for continued growth across the country.
Partington joined Gallagher in 2012, initially leading the regional offices of Gallagher Heath in the UK. In 2014, he relocated to the US as President of the Small Business Practice for Gallagher's retail P/C brokerage operations. While in the US, he doubled the practice's revenue, created a sales and service infrastructure, led and supported multiple mergers, and enhanced market relationships. Prior to joining Gallagher, Partington held leadership positions with two other large brokerages.
"Dave is an industry leader and, with the significant growth we have seen across Canada in the last few years, there is nobody better positioned than him to lead the Canadian retail P/C brokerage operations," says Patrick M. Gallagher, Chairman of Gallagher Canada, Caribbean and South America.
"I am looking forward to my new role," shared Partington. "With a strong leadership team already in place coupled with tremendous growth opportunities, it is a very exciting time for Gallagher in Canada."
Gallagher (NYSE: AJG) is a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. The company has operations in 48 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.
Kelly Potter Scott
AVP, Marketing & Communications
Gallagher Canada (Global Brokerage)