Barrat to Serve on Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Board

Itasca, Ill.-based insurance brokerage, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has elected Sherry S. Barrat to serve on the company’s board of directors.

Barrat has over 40 years of management, operational and financial experience. She retired in 2012 as vice chairman of Northern Trust Corp. During her 22 year career at Northern Trust, she served in various leadership roles and was a member of the Northern Trust Management Committee. She was also the global president of Northern Trust’s Personal Financial Services business.

Barrat currently serves as a director of NextEra Energy Inc. and Prudential Insurance Funds, and is a member of the Women Corporate Directors’ Global Advisory Board.