Martin Stephenson to join JLT Re's Market Leading Marine & Energy Division

20 January 2016

London: JLT Re is delighted to announce that Martin Stephenson will join its market leading Marine and Energy Division subject to the fulfilment of his existing contractual obligations.

Martin will work closely with the Division's head, Nick Jay, and its senior leadership, chairing the Division's Management Committee. He will also join the JLT Re UK & Europe Broker Management Committee.

Commenting on the appointment Keith Harrison, CEO, UK & Europe, said “This is a great hire for JLT Re, we are delighted that Martin will be joining the team bringing over 25 years of market expertise and an excellent reputation with clients and colleagues.”

Martin was previously Managing Director of the combined reinsurance business of Cooper Gay & Co Ltd (Cooper Gay), and Newman Martin and Buchan LLP (NMB). He joined NMB in 1990 and held a number of key senior roles before becoming MD.

Mike Reynolds, Global CEO, said, “Martin shares the JLT Re commitment to service excellence and a client first philosophy that means he will be both a great fit and an important asset to our clients. It is a testament to the culture and the future direction of JLT Re that we are able to continue to attract such a high caliber of new colleagues.”

Martin will be based in the JLT Re London office.

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