JLT Re appoints Gregg Holtmeier Head of Casualty in North America

01 April 2015

Philadelphia: JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and capital solutions, has appointed Gregg Holtmeier as Head of Casualty in North America, subject to the fulfillment of his existing contractual obligations.

Gregg has previously held senior production roles at Guy Carpenter and Benfield and is known in the industry for his deep sector expertise and strong client advocacy.

Ed Hochberg, CEO, JLT Re North America, said, "This is an exciting addition to JLT Re's expanding North American platform. Gregg has an integral role to play in driving our continued growth both in the Casualty area, which he will head up, and by working closely with our Property team, where he also has extensive experience. On behalf of all his new colleagues, I am delighted to welcome him to JLT Re."

Ross Howard, Executive Chairman, JLT Re said: “This appointment is testament to JLT Re’s strong North American platform and our ability to attract and retain colleagues based on our distinctive offering and client first culture."

Commenting on his appointment, Gregg Holtmeier said “JLT Re provides a unique opportunity to work with some of the best people in the industry as part of a rapidly growing and entrepreneurial business. In a market where both clients and markets are requiring more choice, JLT Re clearly delivers market leading analytics allied to deep sector expertise in a way that helps drive improved outcomes for clients."

Gregg will be based in the JLT Re's San Francisco office and is expected to start in May.

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About JLT Re

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

JLT Re has close to 700 professionals across 14 countries, with the scale to deliver world class solutions whilst remaining small enough to differentiate clients from their peers. New clients and new employees continue to join, attracted by specialist broking, consultancy and analytical capability and increased market presence.

JLT Re is part of the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc.

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world’s leading 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 more than 10,000 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.

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