ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. (GB) is pleased to announce that Srivatsan (Sri) Sridharan has joined the company as Senior Vice President – Workers Compensation Product Management. Sri comes to GB from Marsh USA, where he was Claims Consulting Practice Leader for the organization's Central Zone. In his new role at GB, Sri's mission will be to define and drive execution of GB's workers compensation product strategy, with a particular focus on innovative medical management solutions that deliver superior results for both clients and injured workers. "We are committed to having a workers compensation product offering that is second to none in our industry," said Gallagher Bassett Chief Executive Officer Scott Hudson. "We could not be more pleased that Sri has chosen to join our team. His intimate knowledge of client needs, highly relevant experience, and creative and analytical capacities make him the ideal leader for our workers compensation product advancement efforts." "I'm excited to join the Gallagher Bassett team," added Sri. "Gallagher Bassett is committed to driving superior outcomes on behalf of its clients. I was drawn to GB by the fresh perspective its leadership team brings to our industry, one that sees the wellbeing of the injured worker as the company's primary objective and appreciates the value of innovative, data-driven solutions." Sri Sridharan is a recognized leader in developing innovative workers compensation risk management solutions. Risk & Insurance ® magazine named Sri a Power Broker ® (workers compensation) in 2008 and again in 2011 for his creativity, industry knowledge, and commitment to delivering superior client service and solutions. Sri has a Master's degree from University of Michigan with an emphasis in finance, statistical analysis and ergonomics and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Madras India. Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG), is an international risk management services firm headquartered in Itasca, Illinois. GB's more than 4,500 skilled professionals provide claims management, medical cost containment, analytical and consultative services to its clients worldwide representing virtually every sector of the global economy. CONTACT: Colleen Saurbier Vice President-Marketing, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. 630.285.4019 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.