Gallagher Bassett Launches New Division

 Tuesday, May 21, 2019

 Insurance Business America

Gallagher Bassett (GB) has announced the launch of a new division, GB Specialty, for specialized lines of coverage such as medical malpractice and high-exposure claims in standard lines like general liability.

Rob Blasio, CEO of GB’s Western Litigation unit, will lead GB Specialty, and the Western Litigation team will form the foundation of the new division.

“I’m thrilled that Rob has agreed to lead GB Specialty,” said Scott Hudson, CEO of Gallagher Bassett. “His expertise in complex lines is unsurpassed in our industry. The leadership team he has assembled is equally impressive and exemplifies our commitment to always helping our clients best protect their people, their businesses and their brands. Our clients in construction, transportation, healthcare and other high-exposure industries will greatly benefit from Rob’s attention and involvement.”