JLT appoints Group General Counsel

06 June 2018

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 appointed Derek Walsh as Group General Counsel.

Derek will be responsible for JLT's Legal and Company Secretarial teams, and will also become a member of the Group Executive Committee.

He previously served as Group General Counsel, Company Secretary and Global Broker Relationship Director at RSA Insurance Group. Prior to this was General Counsel and Company Secretary and part of the senior management team that grew and eventually sold the reinsurance and risk intermediary business Benfield to AON.

A graduate of the College of Law, Derek began his career with major City law firms specialising in all aspects of insurance and reinsurance.

Dominic Burke, JLT Group CEO, said: ‘Derek brings with him tremendous experience and a deep understanding of our industry. His appointment reflects JLT’s ongoing ability to attract the best people in the market to help us fulfil our mission to become the leading global specialist risk adviser and broker.’

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Corinne Gladstone
Group PR Manager, JLT Group
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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 more than 40 territories with over 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 and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Group and Twitter @JLTGroup.
For further information about JLT, please visit our website www.jlt.com