Elizabeth Kernan to join JLT Towers Re as Senior Vice President, Specialty Reinsurance based in San Francisco

12 August 2014

Philadelphia: JLT Towers Re is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Kernan as Senior Vice President in its Specialty Practice based in San Francisco.

Alastair Speare-Cole, Co CEO, JLT Towers Re, said, “Elizabeth brings great energy and expertise to solve client challenges. Her capability in the Medical Professional lines is well regarded in the market, and having played a key role in building a small reinsurance intermediary, she embodies the entrepreneurial client-first attitude of JLT Towers Re.”

Hugo Kostelni, Executive Vice President in San Francisco commented: “I am delighted to welcome Elizabeth to our growing team and to have her join with us to build the best next generation reinsurance intermediary.”

Elizabeth Kernan, commented: “JLT Towers Re is the perfect fit for me, because I see a team there who provides the personalized service of a smaller broker but with global scale and market-leading analytics that are highly customized to clients - JLT Towers Re offers clients the best of both worlds in today’s challenging market.”

Elizabeth will be based in JLT Towers Re San Francisco office. Prior to JLT Towers Re Elizabeth was Principal of ReSource Re, an Integro company. She was responsible for the management and placement of her diverse client base, which include Insurance Companies, Mutual Companies, Risk Retention Groups and Captives specializing in Medical Malpractice, Property, Worker’s Compensation and Liability as well as cultivating new client prospects.

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JLT Towers Re Isabella Young Tel: (+44) 20 7558 3387 / (+44) 7920 586 032 Email: Isabella.Young@JLTTowersRe.com

About JLT Towers Re

JLT Towers Re is a global reinsurance broker and consultancy that concentrates on geographies and specialty classes where it believes it can make a difference to clients.

Following the merger with of Towers Watson’s reinsurance business in 2013, JLT Towers Re has over 700 professionals across 16 countries, with the scale to deliver world class solutions whilst remaining small enough to differentiate clients from their peers. This puts the business in a class of its own. New clients and new employees continue to join, attracted by enhanced scale, specialist broking, consultancy and analytical capability and increased market presence.

JLT Towers Re is part of the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc one of the world’s largest suppliers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. The JLT Group is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 40 territories with over 9,000 employees.


About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world’s largest providers of insurance 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 some 9,000 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.


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