JLT Specialty USA Announces Appointment of Josh Forbes as Senior Vice President

NEW YORK, March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), the leading global specialist risk advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Josh Forbes as Senior Vice President.

Joining JLT Specialty USA's rapidly growing team, Forbes will play a pivotal role in delivering specialized solutions for real estate clients by leveraging his impressive experience in the field.

Based in New York, Forbes brings to JLT over a decade of insurance industry experience. He joins JLT from Marsh & McLennan Companies, where he served as the New York Metro Placement Team Leader within their Property Department. During this time, he was responsible for developing industry leading complex risk solutions for primarily REITs and financial institutions. He started his insurance career at Integro Insurance Brokers where he served as Property broker.

“Josh’s energy and deep understanding of the property marketplace and risk issues will be invaluable not only for our team, but also for our clients,” said Sarah Sherman, Executive Vice President and Property Practice Leader at JLT Specialty USA. “Having Josh on our team is a reflection of our on-going commitment to hire the best professionals in our industry. Josh’s leadership will be instrumental in growing our Property Practice on the East Coast.”

“We could not be more delighted to officially welcome Josh to the JLT Specialty USA team,” said Pat Donnelly, Chief Executive Officer at JLT Specialty USA. “We will continue to enhance our position as a leading advisor and specialist within the property industry.”

Forbes holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and General Management from University of Western Australia.

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.