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JLT Specialty USA announces appointment of Rupal Patel as Vice President, Global Service Team

NEW YORK, Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading specialty risk advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupal Patel as Vice President, Global Service Team.

Patel will join JLT's New York office as an international specialist with a focus on supporting JLT’s existing clients and new business opportunities requiring global servicing expertise and international insurance program management and placement. Her hire is a continuation of JLT’s growth strategy and expansion plans in the U.S. of global Specialty practices, providing capabilities for multinational clients across all of JLT’s Speciality businesses.

“We are pleased to have Rupal join our team in New York,” said Pat Donnelly, President & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, at JLT Specialty USA. “JLT is committed to providing its multinational clients with expertise and global connectivity, and Rupal’s appointment is yet another validation of our dedication to our U.S growth strategy”.

Patel brings to JLT over a decade of domestic and international insurance experience. Patel has spent the past 2 years with Crystal & Company serving as International Practice Leader. There she was responsible for all U.S. multinational placements across all practices. Prior to this role, Patel served as an International Property & Casualty underwriter for Zurich North America.

“Rupal is an outstanding addition to our Global Service Team,” added Robert Benvenuto, Executive Vice President and International leader at JLT Specialty USA. “Rupal’s international experience will be a true asset to the company and our multinational clients”.

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.

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Source:JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc.