Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has appointed Eric C. Dean, Jerome S. Hanner and Cara Richardson as corporate vice presidents.
Dean joined the company in 2012 and has more than 30 years of business experience in various key technology functions. He began his career at Arthur Andersen, now Accenture, and over the years was the chief information officer for Andersen Worldwide and United Airlines. Most recently, he worked for Liquidity Services Inc. as CIO.
Hanner joined the company in 2004 and has more than 30 years of experience serving in various legal and business capacities for large, international insurance brokerage firms. Since 2010, he has served as the company’s deputy general counsel. He is responsible for coordinating and providing guidance on all transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, real estate and insurance regulatory matters.
Richardson joined the company in 2005 and has more than 20 years of financial and insurance business experience. She began her career at Ernst & Whinney, now Ernst & Young, in its insurance practice group and over the years, has served as the chief financial officer, general manager and vice president of Account Development for various travel organizations. Most recently, she was the vice president of sourcing for Aon Corporation.
She currently is the company’s vice president-Sourcing and Services and is responsible for corporate sourcing, real estate and other cost savings and organizational sourcing initiatives. Richardson is a Certified Public Accountant.