JLT Group Appoints Keith Johnson as General Counsel

03 August 2014

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) announces the appointment today of Keith Johnson as General Counsel for the JLT Group with responsibility for JLT's Legal and Company Secretarial teams. As General Counsel, Keith will also become a member of the Group Executive Committee.

Keith was most recently the Head of Corporate Law at Linklaters, Asia, where he led a teams of corporate lawyers based in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai and Bangkok. In his 24 years with the firm he also worked and led teams in London and Stockholm.

His strong track record of delivering legal advice to large corporates in Asia, Europe and the UK has included many high profile corporate transactions, from the privatisation of BT to the forced liquidation and sale of Lehman Brothers in Asia.

Dominic Burke, Group CEO, said: "I am delighted to welcome Keith to JLT.  His is a significant appointment that reflects JLT's growth and ambition as we continue our successful strategy of building out our areas of specialisation and our international reach and relevance."


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About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world's largest providers of insurance 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 9,500 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.

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