Insurance broker Lockton has appointed Kevin Hoskinson as the technology practice leader focused on property and casualty insurance for technology companies in its California office.

In his new role, Hoskinson will play a lead role in expanding Lockton’s presence in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the western region.

With this addition, Lockton’s expanded property and casualty practice increases its depth of expertise in providing strategic risk management to mid- and large-sized technology companies.

Hoskinson’s most recent post was at Sun Microsystems, as the senior director of Global Risk Management and Treasury, until the completion of the merger with Oracle.

In that role, he developed expertise in risk management strategies, business continuity planning, enterprise risk management, mergers and acquisitions and a host of other business-critical functions.

More than 4,100 professionals at Lockton provide more than 15,000 clients around the world with insurance, benefits, and risk management services, offering an uncommon level of client service.