BOSTON, Aug. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading speciality risk advisors and brokers, is pleased to announce the appointment Andy O’Brien as Partner.

The appointment is part of JLT’s continued investment into Construction specialty further supporting JLT’s partnership with Construction Risk Partners (CRP) in January 2017.  JLT is committed to building market leading teams to provide clients with an unmatched specialized capability and expertise within their specialty areas.  

O’Brien will be primarily responsible for leading the development and growth of the Boston office. Prior to joining CRP, O’Brien spent over a decade with Aon where he served as a member of Aon Construction’s National Brokerage Team and was the Brokerage Leader for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.  Within that role, he was responsible for developing and implementing broking strategies and key initiatives on all insurance placements within his region.  O’Brien began his insurance career as a Senior Underwriter at Liberty Mutual where he managed a $40M book of construction business consisting of ENR Top 250 Contractors and Wrap-Up programs. 

“JLT Construction has over 400 construction experts across the globe, we have specialized resources to support clients wherever and whenever they needs us,” said Mike Rice, Chief Executive Officer at JLT Specialty USA.  “We are committed to bringing the best resources to our clients and will continue to invest in our Construction capabilities.”

“We are delighted to expand our Construction expertise in Boston and are pleased to welcome Andy to our team,” said Rob Rapp, Partner, Construction Risk Partners a JLT Group Company.  “Andy’s experience will be invaluable to our current and future clients.”

O’Brien holds his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.

JLT encourages any potential applicants interested in rapidly developing their careers and becoming part of its U.S. Specialty team to contact Karen Isaacs at 215-309-4601, karen.isaacs@jltholdings.com

NOTES TO EDITORS:

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT.L)
Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world’s leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. JLT’s client proposition is built upon its deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence.

JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 40 territories with more than 10,600 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.

For further information about JLT, please visit our website www.jlt.com  and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Group and Twitter @JLTGroup.

About JLT Specialty USA
JLT Specialty USA is the U.S. platform of the leading specialty business advisory firm, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group. Our experts have deep industry and product experience serving leading U.S. and global firms. Our key to client success is our freedom to be creative, collaborative, and analytical while challenging conventions, redefining problems, creating new analytical insights, and exploring new boundaries to deliver solutions for each client’s unique business and risks.

For further information about JLT, please visit our website www.jltus.com and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Specialty USA and Twitter @JLTSpecialtyUSA.

CONTACT: JLT ENQUIRIES:
Name: Ashely Deal, VP of Marketing 
Phone: (310) 266-9464
Email: ashely.deal@jltus.com
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