RADNOR, Pa., Aug. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JGWPT Holdings, LLC, the holding company for the J. G. Wentworth and Peachtree Financial Solutions group of companies, today announced an expansion of the company's marketing and leadership team with the appointment of Sean O'Reilly as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

This position was previously held by Philip Donahue, who has transitioned to the newly-created role of Senior Vice President, Business Development. Donahue will focus on implementing the company's strategic plan in regard to generating new revenue streams and leveraging existing lines of business.  

O'Reilly most recently served as General Manager at JP Morgan Chase in Wilmington, DE, where he was responsible for leading the Chase Card Services team responsible for the JP Morgan Palladium and Chase Sapphire cards.

"I am thrilled to join the management team at JGWPT," said O'Reilly. "This is an exciting, dynamic business that has made a positive impact on the lives of tens of thousands of customers over the years. I look forward to contributing to the company's continued growth and momentum."

Prior to JP Morgan, O'Reilly served as the head of Advertising and Brand Management for USAA, based in San Antonio, Texas. O'Reilly began his corporate career at The Leo Burnett Advertising Agency in Chicago, responsible for planning and implementing integrated marketing campaigns for clients that included Philip Morris, Disney, Gateway, and the U.S. Army. Prior to joining Leo Burnett, he served in various roles as an active-duty officer in the United States Army.

He received his Bachelor's degree in Finance and Business Economics cum laude from The University of Notre Dame, and his MBA from the Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.

"Sean will bring a unique and valued perspective to our executive team," said David Miller, Chief Executive Officer, JGWPT Holdings, LLC. "He has the ideal skills and experience to address not only our current lines of business but the continued evolution of JGWPT as a diversified company."

About the JGWPT Holdings, LLC Family of Companies

Based in Radnor, Pa., JGWPT, through its subsidiaries, is a leading purchaser of deferred payments from illiquid assets such as structured settlements and fixed annuities. Since 1992, JGWPT's subsidiary companies and their predecessors have purchased over $12.5 billion of future payment obligations and other specialty receivables.

For more information about JGWPT Holdings, LLC, visit www.jgwpt.com.

Mike Goodwin