Tony Manzitto joins JLT Re as Executive Vice President

05 June 2017

  • Appointment demonstrates on-going growth and success in North America
  • JLT Re continues to build Structured Products capability

JLT Re (North America) Inc. (JLT Re), part of the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, has appointed Tony Manzitto as Executive Vice President in Los Angeles, California. Tony will focus on the continued expansion and development of JLT Re’s Structured Products team.

“We are delighted to welcome Tony to JLT Re. Tony’s deep-seated expertise in this growing segment of the market is unparalleled in our industry,” said Ed Hochberg, Chief Executive Officer, JLT Re (North America) Inc.

Manzitto most recently held the positions of Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Topa Insurance Group, a family owned specialty insurer in Los Angeles, where he helped enhance and transform their profitability, operations, and market presence. Prior to that, he was with Swiss Re (formerly Underwriters Re) for over 20 years where he specialized in structured reinsurance and casualty business.

“Tony is well respected in the marketplace, and his innate ability to connect with clients will be a great addition to our team as we continue to grow,” remarked Hugo Kostelni, President of JLT Re Structured Products.

Commenting on his appointment, Manzitto said, “JLT Re has a compelling platform and value offering to clients across all market segments, and I am delighted to be joining such a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and experienced team. 

Tony is expected to join JLT Re this month.



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