JLT Specialty USA Announces Appointment of Robert Moussaid as Senior Vice President

DALLAS, Feb. 06, 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 Robert Moussaid as Senior Vice President.

Moussaid comes to JLT with more than 23 years' experience in the insurance industry as a Broker, Consultant and Risk Manager, with specialized expertise in the power sector. Moussaid will be based in Dallas, where his primary focus will be on assisting JLT's power sector clients and prospects assess and manage risk. Robert brings deep knowledge of the issues facing this sector from his most recent experience solving risk management issues for Energy Future Holdings (formerly TXU) and heavy involvement with industry mutuals including AEGIS, FM Global NEIL and EMANI.

Prior to joining JLT, Moussaid was the Director, Risk & Insurance for Energy Future Holdings Corp. (TXU) where he was responsible for the design and implementation of the company's insurance programs, and management of pension investments and nuclear decommissioning trusts. Moussaid started his insurance career with insurance brokers Johnson & Higgins in their Cleveland office, and was transferred to Saudi Arabia a few years later where he helped develop the region's emerging practice. Moussaid also served in various positions for American Electric Power Company (AEP) where his responsibilities included management of the global liability and property, executive liability, builders risk and captive programs.

"We are delighted that Robert has joined our team in Dallas," said Mike Rice, CEO at JLT Specialty USA. "Robert's experience in the power and utility industry will prove to be invaluable to our clients and our team."

"We are pleased to announce Robert's appointment and thrilled to welcome him to the JLT team as we are committed to providing our clients with specialized expertise," added Jim Pierce, Chairman of JLT Specialty USA.

Moussaid holds a B.S. in Finance from John Carroll University and the Certified Risk Manager International (CRM) professional designation.

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.

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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.

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Source:JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc.