New hires for JLT Risk Solutions AB

01 June 2016

Stockholm: JLT Risk Solutions AB, a member of the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Plc (JLT), is pleased to announce enhanced capabilities through the hiring of Ida Kindseth, Fredrik Wahlberg and Emma Hassel.

Ida and Fredrik will strengthen the market leading JLT M&A Nordic team. Ida Kindseth joins from KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS where she worked as Lawyer / Manager and will be based in Oslo, whilst Fredrik Wahlberg joins from EY Law where he worked as Lawyer / Manager and will strengthen the team in Stockholm. JLT M&A Nordic works seamlessly across the Nordic countries and have in the past couple of years closed +100 insured transactions – the team welcomes the new and highly qualified colleagues, further strengthening the team’s position.

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 our new and existing clients. Ida and Fredrik will both join by August 2016.

Emma Hassel will strengthen the Financial Lines Group (FLG) division and will primarily be involved in Financial Lines, Casualty and Construction tailored-made insurance solutions to our existing and growing client base in the Nordic region. She has recently graduated with a B.SC from Lund University.  Emma will join by July 2016.

Peder Schauman, Managing Director of JLT Risk Solutions AB, commented:

“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 in investing 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 Ida and Fredrik to our team of dedicated 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 a 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 six years”.

Commenting on the announcement, Anders Bergström, Head of Financial Lines Group at JLT Risk Solutions AB said;

“We have the pleasure of announcing the addition of a highly skilled individual to our Swedish team. The recruitment of Emma allows us to further accelerate within our specialty areas of Financial Lines, Casualty and Construction and continue our dedication on delivering on our client first approach”.

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Peder Schauman, Managing Director, JLT Risk Solutions AB | | +46 8 442 57 48

Alexander Qvennerstedt, Head of CPS and M&A | |+ 46 8 442 57 38

Anders Bergström, Deputy Managing Director and Head of Financial Lines Group | | + 46 8 442 57 39

About JLT Risk Solutions AB

JLT's operations in the Nordic region started in 1997 in Stockholm. Our core areas of insurance intermediation are in Crime & Liability Risks, Credit & Political Risks, Property & Business Interruption, Construction and Life Science. We also do Affinity, with specific focus on insurance for banks and other financial institutions. 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, we have experience from law, finance, engineering, auditing, industry and management consulting.

Our niche strategy linked to our collective experience enables us to provide our clients a unique service with excellence.

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. We are specialists. Our deep expertise and entrepreneurial culture give us the insights, creative freedom and tenacity to go beyond the routine and deliver better results for our clients. Because at JLT, clients come first.

JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange. JLT owns offices in 40 territories and has more than 10,000 colleagues. Supported by the JLT International Network, we service clients in over 135 countries.