HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Rene van Winden has joined Lockton as a Senior Vice President and National Energy Property Leader based in the insurance broker's Houston operation. He is an expert in onshore property insurance programs and will work with Lockton's energy clients. Lockton is the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker.
"Rene's commitment, professionalism, and technical acumen make him an ideal leader to serve our energy property clients," said Brad Villers, Executive Vice President and Specialty Group Practice Leader for Lockton in Houston. "He will be in good company, joining an accomplished and highly experienced group of specialists. This enhances our ability to continue bringing leading edge solutions to our clients and positions us for sustained growth as global energy markets recover." Van Winden joins Lockton after more than a decade with insurance broker Aon, most recently as Senior Vice President in the onshore energy team in Houston. He has also worked with Aon and Willis in London and with Aon in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He holds a master's degree from Erasmus University in Rotterdam and a degree from Ecole de Management in Lyon, France. He earned the "Power Broker" award from Risk & Insurance magazine in 2015 and 2016.