SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading specialty-focused providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim White as Senior Vice President.

White has over 34 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, White comes from Willis Towers Watson where he was responsible for the development of their marine insurance business in a range of industries, including automobile manufacturing and distribution, global retailers, mining, technology, transportation and logistics.

Based in San Francisco, CA, White will work with JLT’s global Cargo team with a focus on expanding cargo and stock throughput for the U.S business, including product design, market placement and servicing large complex risks. 

“We are happy that Jim has joined our team in San Francisco,” said Mike Rice, CEO at JLT Specialty USA. “Jim’s experience and in-depth knowledge of cargo brokerage will be very beneficial not only for our team, but also for our clients.”

“We are pleased to announce Jim’s appointment and delighted to welcome him to the JLT Cargo team as we are committed to providing our clients with specialized expertise,” added Gordon Longley, CEO of JLT Specialty Limited, Cargo & US Property.

White holds a B.S. in Nautical Science from United States Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA in Management from Golden Gate University.

JLT encourages any potential applicants interested in rapidly developing their careers and becoming part of its U.S. Specialty team to contact Sue Corney at 518-782-3143, sue.corney@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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