History

The story of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is more than 85 years in the making, comparable to few and as unique in strengths as it is rich in history. Founded on the cornerstones of integrity, innovation, teamwork and empathy, Gallagher has built its legacy one success at a time. Today, our employees adhere to these same values, weaving them into their daily work.

Here is Australia .....

In 2014, Arthur J. Gallagher purchased the insurance broking arm of Wesfarmers Limited, which included OAMPS Insurance Brokers (Australia) and Crombie Lockwood (New Zealand).  

In the time line below, follow the Arthur J. Gallagher story over almost 100 years. It's a powerful story and one that we would love you to be a part of.

The Beginning

Arthur Gallagher founded Arthur J. Gallagher & Co....

Success Through Persistence

The agency continued to expand and Arthur hired two new...

The Next Generation

In the early 1940s, the U.S. entered World War II....

At the Forefront

In 1950, Art decided to incorporate the company, giving...

Revolution and Responsiveness

In 1962, asked by Beatrice to help the client...

Prospering as a Public Company

In 1981, Gallagher, Hinton & Vereker became the...

Oil Agents Mutual Provident Society (OAMPS)

OAMPS history began in 1976 as the Oil Agents Mutual...

ASX

In 1989 OAMPS was listed on the Australian Stock...

Wesfarmers

Arthur J. Gallagher

And then, in 2014, OAMPS was acquired by Arthur J....

Arthur J. Gallagher - growth success story

In 1990, CEO Bob Gallagher was named Chairman of the...

Technology-infused Solutions

In 2002, Gallagher celebrated its 75th anniversary...