Insurance broker, Lockton Companies, has appointed Doug Morris as new vice president of retirement services.

Mr Morris has 20 years of experience providing retirement and employee benefits planning for companies from a wide variety of industries. Prior to joining Lockton, he was vice president of sales for the Chicago office of Diversified Investment Advisors.

Tom Pluss, president of the Chicago office of Lockton Companies, said: We’re excited to have Doug Morris as part of our team in the Chicago office. His presence here not only helps us expand our retirement services capabilities, Lockton’s current and prospective clients will benefit greatly from his expertise, advice and counsel in managing the fiduciary responsibilities of their 401(k) and pension plans.