John Paulsen joins JLT Re as Senior Vice President

13 June 2017

  • Appointment  demonstrates on-going growth and success in North America
  • JLT Re continues to build Midwest presence aligned to client demand

JLT Re (North America) Inc. (JLT Re), part of the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, has appointed John Paulsen as Senior Vice President in Chicago, Illinois. John will focus on the continued expansion and development of JLT Re’s Regional and National Global practices in the Midwest.

“We are delighted John is joining the JLT Re team. His expertise in the (re)insurance industry has earned him great standing in the market as a relentless client advocate,” said Ed Hochberg, Chief Executive Officer, JLT Re (North America) Inc.

Paulsen joins JLT Re with over 15 years of industry experience. Most recently he was at Guy Carpenter, where he was Senior Vice President and focused on the regional mutual sector for over eight years. Previous to that he worked at Aon Benfield.

 “John’s long established knowledge and technical expertise in the regional and national/global space reinforces our commitment to bring unique insights and results to our clients,” remarked Hochberg.

Commenting on his appointment, Paulsen said, “JLT Re is a business with real focus that continues to grow in a challenging market. I am thrilled to be a part of an organization that not only offers a fresh perspective, but delivers results.”

John is expected to join JLT Re in the next month, after fulfilment of his contractual obligations.



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