Gallagher swoops in for IL-based Affiliated Benefit Consultants

Gallagher | February 13, 2020

Gallagher swoops in for IL-based Affiliated Benefit Consultants
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Affiliated Benefit Consultants in Oakbrook, IL. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Affiliated Benefit Consultants, founded 1986, provides a range of benefits consulting services to clients throughout the US. Following the transaction, Affiliated Benefit Consultants president John Araujo and his associates will continue to operate in their current location under the direction of Gallagher Great Lakes region employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations head Tom Lannen. According to Patrick Gallagher, Jr. – chairman, president and CEO of Gallagher – Affiliated Benefit Consultants is a “growth-oriented” benefit consultant with a stellar reputation and a culture that greatly resembles Gallagher’s.

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With more people instinctively turning to their smartphones to interact with the world, insurance carriers are searching for new customer-centric ways to interact with their policyholders. Hyperconnectivity has drastically impacted how consumers behave, how they interact, and even how they think. Customer expectations in the digital age are soaring. Consumers expect instant gratification and round-the-clock service, not to mention personalized content, user-friendly design, and flawless functionality.

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With more people instinctively turning to their smartphones to interact with the world, insurance carriers are searching for new customer-centric ways to interact with their policyholders. Hyperconnectivity has drastically impacted how consumers behave, how they interact, and even how they think. Customer expectations in the digital age are soaring. Consumers expect instant gratification and round-the-clock service, not to mention personalized content, user-friendly design, and flawless functionality.

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