Insurance broker Lockton has expanded its Northeast practice with the addition of Marianne Halvorsen as new vice president and producer.

With experience in global commercial insurance solutions, Halvorsen has held many key business development and client relationship roles during her career.

Immediately prior to joining Lockton, she was a vice president, client advocate with Willis.

Lockton’s Northeast operations COO Tim Ryan said Marianne brings energy and strong relationships to the northeast insurance marketplace.

Lockton Companies is a privately held insurance brokerage firm, providing insurance, risk management and employee benefits solutions.

With over 3,800 associates, Lockton has 54 offices in the US, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.