Stephen Punch to Join JLT Re As Managing Director in Asia Pacific For Regional Clients and Retrocession

24 October 2016

  • Continued expansion in Asia Pacific
  • JLT Re attracting key senior hires across the globe

JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Punch as Managing Director, Asia Pacific for Regional Clients and Retrocession. Stephen is expected to join JLT Re in early 2017 after he has completed his contractual obligations with his current employer.

Commenting on the appointment Stuart Beatty, CEO, JLT Re Asia Pacific, said, “We are delighted Stephen will be joining the team, Stephen has an excellent market reputation and is really enthusiastic about joining our growing capability in Asia Pacific. His knowledge of Treaty, Retrocession and Credit and Financial risks working with multinational clients is a perfect fit for JLT Re.”

Stephen joins from Willis Re where he is Executive Director; he has also held key positions at Aon Benfield and Aon as well as working as an underwriter at Gen Re resulting in over 20 years of experience in (re)insurance. He will be based in JLT Re’s Sydney office but will spend time in JLT Re offices across the region.

Stuart Beatty concludes, “Stephen joins a growing number of key hires we have made recently and it is testament to our people and our culture that we can attract such a high calibre of individual. I look forward to welcoming Stephen to JLT Re.”

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