JLT Specialty USA Announces Appointment of Joe Taccetta

08 July 2015

JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. (JLT Specialty USA), a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading specialty-focused providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Taccetta as Executive Vice President. 

Taccetta will be based in New York where he will be an integral part of the management team for the Aerospace practice at JLT Specialty USA.

“We are very happy to welcome Joe to the JLT Specialty USA family,” said Charles Engel, Chairman and CEO of JLT Aerospace North America. “Joe brings remarkable expertise to both our existing and growing book of domestic and international aviation clients that will prove to be an invaluable member of the team.”

“Throughout his career, Joe has seamlessly navigated the aerospace industry and successfully managed several of the most complex challenges in U.S. aviation history,” added Steve Shappell, Chief Legal Officer of JLT Specialty USA. “We look forward to Joe’s continued success as he begins his new role within our team.”

Taccetta comes to JLT Specialty USA from Global Aerospace, Inc. where he served as Senior Vice President and Practice Leader for the Airlines Claims Department. Prior to joining Global Aerospace, Inc., Taccetta served as the Senior Vice President of the Central Claims Office at United States Aviation Underwriters, Inc. Taccetta holds a J.D. degree from Seton Hall University School of Law and a B.A. degree from The Catholic University of America.

This announcement comes as JLT Specialty USA continues its strategy in expanding its core capabilities in the key industry specialty areas of Aerospace, Construction, Energy, Entertainment and Hospitality, Private Equity, Real Estate and Technology. In addition, JLT Specialty USA also has expertise in the key product specialty areas of D&O, Cyber, E&O, Credit, Political and Security Risks, Environmental and Transactional Liability.

JLT encourages any potential applicants interested in rapidly developing their careers and becoming part of its U.S. Specialty team to contact Sue Corney at 518-782-3143, sue.corney@jltholdings.com or visit www.jlt.com.

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Julia Friedman Burson-Marsteller 310-309-6603 julia.friedman@bm.com

Ashely Deal JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. 310-266-9464 ashely.deal@jltus.com

About JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. 

JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. is the U.S. platform of the leading specialty business advisory firm Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group. Our experts have deep industry and product experience serving leading U.S. and global firms.  

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 39 territories with more than 10,000 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries. www.jlt.com 

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