JLT Specialty USA Announces Appointment of Kathryn Carroll as Senior Vice President

JLT Specialty USA further builds Financial Institutions and Energy specialty areas with key new hires

NEW YORK, Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (LSE:JLT), one of the world’s leading specialty-focused providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathryn Carroll as Senior Vice President.

Based in New York, Kathryn will be focused on two key specialty areas: Energy, including Heavy Chemicals, and Financial Institutions.  She is experienced in complex Risk Management accounts within these industries.

Kathryn brings to JLT Specialty USA more than twenty-five years of experience in the property and casualty insurance industry where she worked for both international insurance brokers and insurance carriers in senior underwriting positions. Throughout her career, Kathryn has advised Fortune 500 clients within a variety of industries.  

"We are delighted to welcome Kathryn to the JLT team," said Pat Donnelly, President & Deputy Chief Executive Officer at JLT Specialty USA. "Having Kathryn join our team is a reflection of our ongoing commitment to hire the best professionals available in our industry."

“With her proven background in risk management, Kathryn is a powerful addition to the JLT team,” added MaryBeth Crabb, Executive Vice President of the Energy Practice at JLT Specialty USA.

Kathryn joins JLT from Arthur J. Gallagher, where as an Area Executive Vice President, she served as the Manager of the Risk Management Department. Prior to AJG, she was a Senior Vice President at Marsh where she held various roles including Senior Casualty Advisor and Risk Management Casualty Manager. Kathryn began her career as a Commercial Insurance Senior Underwriter at Fireman’s Fund. 

Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Utah and designations of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Risk Management. 

JLT encourages any potential applicants interested in rapidly developing their careers and becoming part of its U.S. Specialty team to contact Sue Corney at 518-782-3143, sue.corney@jltholdings.com.

About JLT (JLT.L)

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.

JLT is one of the world's leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. We are specialists. Our deep expertise and entrepreneurial culture give us the insights, creative freedom and tenacity to go beyond the routine and deliver better results for our clients. Because at JLT, clients come first. JLT owns offices in 40 territories and has more than 10,000 colleagues. Supported by the JLT International Network, we service clients in over 135 countries.

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