Jardine Lloyd Thompson US specialty business appoints cyber specialists to form market leading cyber capability

21 September 2014

JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. ("JLT USA"), the US subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc ("JLT"), one of the world's leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, is delighted to announce the appointment of a number of leading cyber risk specialists to form one of the strongest cyber risk teams in the US market:

 •Florence Levy, formerly at Lockton in Denver

 •Lauren Cisco, formerly at Lockton in Chicago

 •Shannon Groeber, formerly at Lockton in Philadelphia

These talented individuals join existing JLT USA employees Pat Donnelly and Colin Daly, both themselves leading market practitioners in the cyber risk arena and together will form a formidable team able to meet growing client demand in this critical market. 

These appointments are subject to the fulfilment of existing contractual obligations and follow JLT's announcement of our plans to expand significantly our US specialty capabilities into the Group's key specialty areas including Energy, Construction, Financial Lines, Credit, Political & Security and Aerospace (where we already have a successful US presence).

The breadth and quality of the team reflects the strong response we have received from professionals across the insurance industry, interested in learning more about our plans and the potential employment opportunities open to them.  We would encourage any potential applicants interested in becoming part of our new US specialty team to call Andrew Love on +1-877 355 1232, email hiringusa@jltgroup.com or visit www.jltgroup.com/usa.

Commenting on today's announcement, Pat Donnelly, President and Deputy CEO of JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. said: "The quality of the individuals that we have attracted to our US cyber risk team demonstrates the compelling opportunity that our US specialty platform offers to leading industry professionals from across the insurance industry.  I am delighted to welcome my new colleagues to JLT."

Colin Daly, Head of Financial Lines at JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. said "Today's appointments are completely aligned to JLT's strategy of building market leading expertise in core areas of specialty.  We see the whole area of cyber risk as a growing one and one where clients are looking for deep expertise and demonstrable expertise.  Today's appointments clearly position JLT as one of the leading players in the cyber risk market and we look forward to working with our new colleagues to take our winning proposition to clients."


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JLT contacts:

Dominic Burke

Group CEO

+44 20 7309 8191


Pat Donnelly

President and Deputy CEO, JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc

+1 312 342 1194


Colin Daly

Head of Financial Lines, JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc

+1 303 513 8891


Paul Dransfield

Head of Group Corporate Communications

+44 20 7528 4933


Brunswick contacts:

Dania Saidam (UK)

+44 (0) 20 7404 5959

 Beatriz Garcia (US)

+1 (212) 333 3810


Notes to Editors

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

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 9,500 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.


This announcement may contain "forward looking statements" regarding the financial position, business strategy or plans for future operations of the Group. By their nature, forward looking statements involve risk and uncertainty, relating to facts that are beyond the company's ability to control, such as future market conditions. Any such statements in this announcement speak only as at the date of this announcement. The company does not assume any obligation to, and does not intend to, revise or update these forward looking statements except as required pursuant to applicable law.

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