JLT Re appoints Chris Bennett as a Partner to build out Cyber Capability

02 June 2015

London: JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, today announces that Chris Bennett has joined as a Partner in the London & International Market Division, to support JLT Re’s Cyber Reinsurance capability.

Bradley Maltese, Deputy CEO of UK & Europe, said "We are delighted that Chris has joined JLT Re, he is a great fit for our clients and our culture. Whilst Chris’ background and experience is firmly rooted in Property D&F and Retro Reinsurance, over the past few years he has also developed specialist knowledge and a significant book of Cyber Reinsurance for Lloyd’s Syndicates. Cyber is a new, exciting and fast growing area of business and extending JLT Re’s strong specialty offering to include more Cyber expertise presents great opportunities for us.”

Most recently Chris was Head of the UK Treaty Divisions and Retro at Cooper Gay, previous to that he was a Director of AJ Gallagher UK.

Commenting on his appointment Chris said, “I am really excited about joining JLT Re and as Cyber risk continues to be a hot topic for clients and brokers alike, this a great opportunity for me to build on my Cyber experience supporting JLT Re’s growth in this area.”

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JLT Re Isabella Young Head of Communications & Marketing Tel: (+44) 20 7558 3387/ (+44) 7920 586 032 Email: Isabella.Young@JLTRe.com

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JLT Re is a global provider of reinsurance broking and consulting. Delivering world class solutions and service whilst differentiating clients from their peers, JLT Re has 700 professionals across 14 countries.

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

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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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