Jonathan Garnett Joins JLT Re As Managing Director Malaysia

21 September 2016

  • Latest JLT Re hire continues to grow Asia footprint

JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan (Jo) Garnett as Managing Director, Malaysia subject to regulatory approvals. Jo will be based in JLT Re’s Kuala Lumpur office and will report to Stuart Beatty, CEO, JLT Re APAC.
In this new role, Jo will be leading JLT Re’s recently established Malaysian business and building an expert team to service domestic carriers in Malaysia. He will also be responsible for helping grow JLT Re’s footprint in the wider Asia Pacific region. Jo has over 30 years of (re)insurance experience, 19 of which were based in Malaysia.

Stuart Beatty, CEO, JLT Re APAC, said: "We are delighted Jo is joining the group. His knowledge and experience of the Malaysian market through many years of living in Malaysia complements our approach to servicing clients locally. Our strategy in the region is focussed on developing market leading teams in key countries that will enable us to establish a long-term presence. Jo has an excellent market reputation and is excited about the opportunity here at JLT Re.”
Commenting on his appointment, Jo Garnett said: “JLT Re’s reputation continues to go from strength to strength in the region. The mix of market-leading specialist placement capabilities, a strong analytics offering in the region and JLT’s Asian and global footprint are all very attractive to clients in Malaysia. We have an excellent platform in Malaysia from which to further accelerate our growth.”

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