Lockton appoints new Chief Digital Officer

By Jonathan Dyble
Lockton, renowned as the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker, has announced that it has appointed Said Taiym as its new Chief...

Lockton, renowned as the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker, has announced that it has appointed Said Taiym as its new Chief Digital Officer (CDO).

Taiym has been tasked with driving the company’s digital innovation through the use of new and emerging technologies in the aim of enhancing the company’s existing operations and transforming how Lockton is able to offer risk solutions for its clients.

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“In Said, we found a fabulous executive and the best possible fit for Lockton. Said has a unique combination of expertise in business, insurance and digital,” said Ron Lockton, President and CEO of Lockton.

Previous to his new appointment as the CDO of Lockton, Taiym held a number of leading roles for insurance companies including the XL Group, Zurich North America and Accenture.

Most recently, Taiym stood as the Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the AF Group, a company that specialises in worker compensation.

“Not only will Said help us improve Lockton’s business, but he will also help lead change in our industry to deliver a better overall customer experience,” Lockton continued.

Taiym will report to the CEO and President directly in his new role, assisting the growth and performance of the 6,500-associate company.

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