JLT Specialty USA Invests In Future Growth of Aerospace Practice

21 June 2017

  • JLT extends global Aerospace leadership with key appointments in North America. 

JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading global specialty risk advisors and brokers, is pleased to announce key leadership appointments in JLT’s Aerospace Practice in North America. 

With centers of excellence in Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America, JLT’s Aerospace Practice includes more than 250 dedicated specialists and addresses the full spectrum of aerospace risks, providing services to all segments of the Aerospace & Aviation industry.  JLT represents nearly a third of airlines worldwide.  

The appointments include elevating Phil Gingell to the Executive Chairman role who most recently served as President of the JLT’s Aerospace Practice in North America based out of Chicago.  Jason Klevens, who joined the organization in May of 2016, is also being promoted to President at JLT Specialty USA, Aerospace Practice and will remain in the Atlanta office.

JLT’s Aerospace practice is further widening their specialty focus and global practice with two additional appointments. Those leadership roles include the following:

  • Steve Lloyd, Chief Executive Officer
  • Steve Alexandris, Deputy Chief Executive Officer 

Steve Lloyd has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at JLT Specialty USA, Aerospace Practice.  He will relocate from London and be based in Chicago. Lloyd joined JLT in 2013 and most recently served as a Partner and a member of the Executive Committee for JLT Aerospace in London.  Prior to joining JLT, Lloyd was an Executive Managing Director, Airline Practice Leader and a member of the Aviation and Aerospace Practice Executive and Management Group at Marsh.

Steve Alexandris has joined JLT to assume the role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer at JLT Specialty USA, Aerospace Practice.  Alexandris has more than 20 years of aerospace & aviation industry experience, having held senior leadership and management roles and in both underwriting and broking.  Most recently he was Regional Executive, Aerospace – Americas at AIG and he was a member of the Aviation Global Executive Committee.  Alexandris remains based in Atlanta.

“These appointments are a clear demonstration of our strategy to invest in industry-leading talent and provide our clients with unmatched capability and expertise in our chosen areas of specialty focus,” said Pat Donnelly, President & Deputy Chief Executive Officer at JLT Specialty USA.

“We are happy to announce these leadership appointments as we continue to invest in our growing Aerospace Practice,” said Nigel Weyman, Chairman of Aerospace at JLT Group.  “The strength of the U.S. team working collaboratively with our colleagues around the world is a true asset to our global practice and our clients.”

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 +1 518-782-3143, sue.corney@jltholdings.com

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Notes to editors:

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.

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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.

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