JLT Re appoints Russell Walters to support International growth and client development
07 June 2015
London: JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and capital solutions, today announces that Russell Walters has joined as a Partner of JLT Re.
Bradley Maltese, Deputy CEO of UK & Europe, said, "Russell joins JLT Re with over 30 years of reinsurance experience and expertise and will be driving international business expansion in London. Whilst he has an Energy background he will support cross class production from Middle East and North Africa as well as Asia."
Russell started his career as a Marine London placing Reinsurance broker at Alexander Howden which later became Aon. In addition to working at Aon he has also worked at Willis & Agnew Higgins & most recently Miller Insurance Services. He has also worked abroad running the branch for Aon Benfield in Bahrain & Dubai for three years & is accredited in the DIFC.
Commenting on his appointment Russell said "JLT Re is a great fit for my drive and motivation and I am delighted by the can do culture and enthusiasm of clients. My focus will be on sustainable long term relationships which allow all parties to grow and prosper. As the reinsurance market continues to develop impacted by M&A, excess capital and new vehicles, JLT Re’s ability to understand these changes and support clients through them will remain a key differentiator."
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JLT Re is a global provider of reinsurance broking and capital solutions. 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 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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