JLT Specialty USA announces appointment of Mark Purdy as Senior Vice President

08 June 2017

  • JLT further builds its Analytics and Consulting Practice with a key new hire in Houston. 

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 Mark Purdy as Senior Vice President.

Purdy has over 25 years of corporate claims, risk management and consulting experience with extensive knowledge in designing and implementing claims management programs and claim resolution processes. Most recently, Purdy comes to JLT from Aon where he spent 14 years consulting as an Assistant Director and Consulting Lead in Houston. Mark began his career as a Claim Team Manager for Liberty Mutual Insurance, where he managed a group of Commercial Auto and GL Adjusters.  He then spent the next several years as the Risk Manager at Grocers Supply Co., where he was responsible for the corporate insurance program, claims and legal.

Purdy will be based in Houston, where his primary focus will be to help JLT’s clients improve their overall claims platform while increasing productivity and reducing costs related to Workers’ Compensation, Auto and General Liability exposures. Purdy will play a pivotal role in offering insights and employing post loss strategies developed to achieve optimum financial results for JLT’s clients by leveraging his notable experience in the field. 

“We could not be more delighted to officially welcome Mark to the JLT Specialty USA team,” said Jim Pierce, Chairman at JLT Specialty USA. “Mark’s experience in the insurance industry will prove to be invaluable to our team and our clients throughout the U.S.” 

“We are excited to announce Mark’s appointment and happy to welcome him to the JLT team as we continue to enhance our position as a leading advisor and specialist in Analytics and Consulting,” added Mike Giacobbe, Executive Vice President and Head of Analytics and Consulting at JLT Specialty USA. 

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

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JLT enquiries:

Ashely Deal, VP of Marketing | P: (310) 266-9464 | E: ashely.deal@jltus.com

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About Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT.L)

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 10,600 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  and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Group and Twitter @JLTGroup.

About JLT Specialty USA

JLT Specialty USA 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. Our key to client success is our freedom to be creative, collaborative, and analytical while challenging conventions, redefining problems, creating new analytical insights, and exploring new boundaries to deliver solutions for each client’s unique business and risks.

For further information about JLT, please visit our website www.jltus.com and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Specialty USA and Twitter @JLTSpecialtyUSA.