New JLT Canada Regional Office Opened in Halifax

24 May 2015

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc. (“JLT Canada”), a 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, has today announced that it will be opening a new Canadian Regional Office in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

David Richards, Chief Executive Officer, JLT Canada, said: 

“Our strategy is to extend our Canadian footprint, offering local service linked with central, specialist expertise – a unique combination that provides best-in-class solutions. We have identified Halifax as the ideal operational hub from which to serve our Atlantic Canada-based clients.”

Peter Campbell, who will lead the Halifax office; has worked extensively in The Maritime Broking sector and has very strong links to the local business community and Insurance market. He will soon be joined by other industry specialists upon completion of their contractual obligations, all of whom have extensive experience in their chosen specialty areas.

The Halifax office will, initially, focus on Construction, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Real Estate as well as supporting our Public Sector Practice, where JLT Canada already has national strength. Over time, JLT Canada expects the team to grow, concentrating upon client relationships, service and new business development.

Mike Methley, Chairman of JLT Canada, commented: 

“JLT’s investment in Atlantic Canada creates a fantastic opportunity for our clients and for our people. By combining our Specialty capability and world-class risk management expertise with an enhanced geographic footprint in Canada, we will improve our national client service capabilities and accelerate our growth strategy. It’s an exciting new chapter in JLT Canada’s mission to drive the best possible outcomes for our clients, employees and trading partners. We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues to the JLT family.”

JLT Canada already has 6 owned Canadian office locations, excluding its additional Canadian network partners. 

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Notes to Editors 

For more information: 

Chris Lapworth 

Vice President, Manager, Marketing & Communications 

tel: (416) 848-6652 c. 647 462 9396 

Toll free: (877) 240-5475 

clapworth@jltcanada.com 

JLT Canada 

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc is a member of the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group. Its clients include some of Canada's largest companies and public authorities, as well as small and medium enterprises. Areas of Specialty include Natural Resources, Construction, Corporate, Insurance for Professionals, Public Sector, Employee Benefits, Healthcare and Life Sciences. www.JLTCanada.com 

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