Tom Phelan Joins JLT Re as Senior Vice President

20 July 2015

Philadelphia: JLT Re (North America), the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, has appointed Tom Phelan as Senior Vice President in North America. Tom will be part of the specialty reinsurance brokerage unit, focusing on the Professional Liability and Specialty Casualty areas.

"We are pleased to welcome Tom to the JLT Re team. Tom is a natural fit for JLT Re, bringing a client first attitude and the ability to create and maintain long standing relationships." said Ed Hochberg, Chief Executive Officer, JLT Re (North America). "Tom's expertise and deep specialist knowledge will add to the knowledge and capabilities we bring to our clients and markets on a daily basis," added Hochberg.

Tom comes to JLT Re with over 25 years of reinsurance experience and was most recently a Senior Vice President at Willis Re. Tom’s extensive range of experience includes senior roles at Carvill America and Aon Re.

"I am delighted to be joining JLT Re and I am looking forward to being part of a growing team that focuses on providing highly customized solutions to clients" Tom Phelan commented.

Tom will be based in Atlanta, Georgia, where he will be establishing a presence for JLT Re. Tom is expected to start in late July.

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About JLT Re

JLT Re is a global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy Delivering world class solutions and service whilst differentiating clients from their peers; JLT Re has 700 professionals across 13 countries.

New clients and new employees continue to join, attracted by specialist broking, consultancy and analytical capability, increased market presence and a collaborative and energetic approach.

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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