DENVER, April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (LSE:JLT), the leading global specialist risk advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointments of two new team members who will be based in Denver, Colorado.

The individuals appointed to this team include the following:

  • Bill Creedon, Partner
  • Jeff Burns, Partner

The appointments are part of JLT’s continued investment into its construction specialty further supporting JLT’s partnership with Construction Risk Partners (CRP).

As part of CRP's national leadership team, Creedon and Burns will lead CRP’s geographic expansion efforts in the West. Their focus will be business development, talent acquisition and supporting CRP/JLT’s existing client base with their strong technical capabilities and experience.

Creedon brings to JLT over 30 years of insurance industry experience. He joins JLT with extensive technical and leadership experience which includes leading another brokerage’s global construction industry practice.  Bill holds a BA Degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado.

Burns also brings global industry experience in brokerage, client services, risk management, product development and innovation.  He has held strategic roles at international firms and most recently handled the dual role of leading the North American P3 initiative and Global Innovation for Willis Towers Watson. Jeff holds a BA Degree in Economics from Davidson College.

“We are dedicated to bringing the best specialists to our clients,” said Patrick Donnelly, Chief Executive Officer at JLT Specialty USA. “JLT has over 400 construction experts across the globe, we have specialized resources to support clients wherever and whenever they need us.”

“We are thrilled to have both Bill and Jeff join the leadership team of JLT’s Construction team. We are committed to building a national construction operation capable of supporting the global footprint JLT has built,” said Joe Charczenko, Partner at Construction Risk Partners, a JLT Group Company.  “They will be an integral part to our team and our geographic expansion into the western half of the country.”

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

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About Jardine Lloyd Thompson (LSE:JLT)
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 more than 40 territories with over 10,000 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.