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JLT Specialty USA Announces Appointment of Karen Isaacs as Vice President, Human Resources

NEW YORK, Oct. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), the world’s leading specialist advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Isaacs as Vice President, Human Resources.

Based in Philadelphia, Isaacs will oversee JLT’s U.S. retail, reinsurance, and wholesale operations which include over 650 employees operating in more than 30 locations. Within this role, Isaacs will lead the HR operations, the cultural strategy and serve as a member of the senior management team.

Her appointment is part of JLT’s rapid growth strategy and focus on aligning human resources to the strategic business initiatives.

Isaacs brings to JLT over 20 years of human resource experience. Previously, Isaacs worked as SVP of HR at Hamilton Insurance Group. She was responsible for creating and implementing an integrated global human resources agenda around culture and operations. Prior to this role, Isaacs served as Vice President, Strategic Human Resources for AIG where she was responsible for the Customer Operations human capital plan worldwide providing HR leadership to grow business operations service centers to create a roadmap for service excellence. Isaacs began her career at Gannett, Co., Inc.

“We are pleased to have Karen join our team as she will be invaluable to enhancing our HR operations and culture and implementing our growth strategy,” said Michael Rice, Chief Executive Officer, at JLT Specialty USA. “JLT is committed to preserving a culture that is founded upon attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry.”

Isaacs holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management from Indiana University and is a member of SHRM and HRPS associations.

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.

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

Source:JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc.