JLT Appoints Head Of Buy In/Buy Out Services For Employee Benefits Investment Consulting Division

04 April 2017

Harry Harper appointed to oversee buy in/buy out services,

JLT Employee Benefits, one of the UK’s leading pension and benefit consultancies, has appointed Harry Harper as Head of Buy in/Buy out services for the Investment Consulting business. In his new role, Harry will look to further develop JLT’s specialist buy in/buy out services to both new and existing JLT clients.

Prior to joining JLT, Harry worked for Mercer for 19 years and was head of their buy out/de-risking team based in Manchester. Whilst there, he led many of their prominent bulk annuity exercises and worked on a large number of complex transactions including the first ever auction for a pension scheme buyout. Harry has great deal of experience dealing with longevity swaps, winding-up schemes - both in a solvent as well as an insolvent position - and has undertaken numerous de-risking exercises for clients.

Prior to joining Mercer, Harry worked in the insurance sector.

Bala Viswanathan, CEO of JLT Employee Benefits, said: ‘Harry’s depth of specialist knowledge and glowing track record in the de-risking and bulk annuity market, make him an excellent fit with our client-centric specialist culture. I am delighted to welcome him to our team where I know that his experience and knowledge of the sector will help us strengthen our offering to new and existing clients.’

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Corinne Gladstone, PR Manager, JLT Group | T: +44 (0)20 7895 7705 | m: +44 (0)7799 340658 | E: corinne_gladstone@jltgroup.com

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About Jardine Lloyd Thompson

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world’s leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. JLT’s client proposition is built upon its deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence.

JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 40 territories with more than 10,600 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.

For further information about JLT, please visit our website www.jlt.com.  

About JLT Employee Benefits

JLT Employee Benefits is one of the UK’s leading employee benefit providers offering a wide range of benefit and pension services, including administration, actuarial, pension and investment consultancy, wealth management, flexible benefits, healthcare, benefit communication and financial education.  

JLT Employee Benefits employs over 2,200 professionals and in 2016 had revenues of £160 m in UK & Ireland.

Pensions and employee benefits companies within the JLT Employee Benefits group of companies include: JLT Benefit Solutions Ltd, Profund Solutions Limited, JLT Wealth Management Limited, JLT Investment Management Limited and Independent Trustee Services Limited. JLT Employee Benefits is part of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc.

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