Alison Wham appointed Head of JLT Re Miami Office
01 July 2015
London: JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, has appointed Alison Wham as Head of its Miami operation from the 1st October. Alison is currently Chairman of Property, Casualty, Mining & Power at JLT Specialty.
Mike Reynolds, Global CEO JLT Re, said, "Alison’s extensive knowledge and experience of working in Latin America and in Miami combined with the key roles she has held at JLT make her an excellent choice for this position. Her reputation with clients and colleagues is exceptional. Alison has a deep understanding of the issues and drivers in the regions and how they relate to insurance and reinsurance. I expect her dynamic leadership to support our on-going focus on expanding our platform in Miami."
Alison has over 30 years of industry experience, joining the JLT Group in 2003 having previously held positions at Arthur J Gallagher, Bain Hogg International and PWS Group. She was responsible for the Property Unit at Lloyd & Partners (LPL) from 2007 - 2014 as well as a Strategic Adviser to the LPL Board for Latin America during that time.
Commenting on her appointment, Alison Wham said, "This exciting opportunity is a natural extension of my work to date within JLT and Latin America. I look forward to building on the excellent relationships I already have with many of my new colleagues in the Miami office. I am intent on supporting our reputation as market leaders as we continue to expand our platform in the region."
JLT Re launched its Miami operation in 2011, Alison is expected to relocate towards the end of the year.
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