JLT reinforces market leading position with the recruitment of additional professionals in chosen specialty areas

23 August 2015

JLT Risk Solutions AB, a member of the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT), is today pleased to announce enhanced capabilities through the hiring of Magnus Toftgård and Magnus Lindgren.

Magnus and Magnus will strengthen the Credit, Political and Security Risks (CPS) and M&A Insurance (M&A) division based in Stockholm. Magnus Toftgård joins from the law firm Törngren Magnell where he worked as Senior Associate. While Magnus Lindgren worked as the Managing Director for Atradius Credit Insurance Sweden and the Baltics.

The new team members will work closely with JLT’s existing operations in Northern Europe as well as the rest of the JLT Group to bring JLT’s distinctive specialty-led skills and tailored solutions to new and existing clients. Magnus and Magnus will both join by late August/early September 2015.

Henrik Rydén, CEO JLT Northern Europe and Peder Schauman, CEO JLT Sweden said;  “This move underlines the great developments achieved in the last couple of years in these exciting and expansive areas of insurance and it further underlines our firm belief to invest in truly specialized and highly skilled professionals to provide real value to our clients and the markets we trade with”. 

Commenting on the announcement, Alexander Qvennerstedt, Head of CPS and M&A said;  “I am delighted to add Magnus and Magnus to our team of highly skilled and dedicated team of brokers. These recruitments will be a great addition to our existing expertise bringing our clients an even stronger proposition. I am very confident that this great team together with JLT’s local and international specialists will bring significant expertise and professionalism to clients in the region and it will enable us to keep up the strong momentum we have built in the market in the last five years”.

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Peder Schauman, CEO JLT Sweden


+ 46 8 442 57 48

Alexander Qvennerstedt, Head of CPS and M&A


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About JLT Northern Europe

JLT's operations in the Northern Europe region started in 1997 in Stockholm. Our core areas of insurance intermediation are in Management & Professional Liability Insurance, Credit & Political Risks, Crime & Cyber Risks, Construction & Real Estate and Casualty for international clients. We also do Affinity, with a specific focus on insurance for banks and other financial institutions, as well as Employee Benefits and Marine & Energy in certain countries. Finally, we are the market leader in the region for insurance broking and related advisory services in respect of Mergers and Acquisitions. Our core clients are large businesses with specific insurance needs in combination with complex risk profiles. In our chosen areas, we've assembled a team of experts and operate a team based approach. In addition to many years of experience as insurance brokers, underwriters and claims managers, our staff has work experience from law, finance, engineering, auditing and management consulting.

Expertise, experience, excellence and integrity combined with superior service are our business motto.




About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

JLT is one of the world's largest 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 owned operation in 39 countries with more than 10,500 employees and an annual turnover in excess of 1 billion GBP. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in some 135 countries.