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JLT Specialty USA Appoints Patrick Walsh as Senior Vice President

/ -- NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 21, 2016) - JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (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 Patrick Walsh as Senior Vice President.

Walsh, who will be based in JLT's New York office, will bring nearly three decades of property and casualty, and commercial insurance experience to JLT's rapidly growing team. He has twice been recognized as a Power Broker for the chemical industry by Risk & Insurance Magazine.

"We look forward to welcoming Patrick, and leveraging his impressive insurance background and valuable leadership skills, as we continue to grow our operations," said Mike Rice, Chief Executive Officer of JLT Specialty USA.

"Having handled a broad spectrum of insurance brokerage and risk management services, Patrick will be a great addition to our team," said Pat Donnelly, President & Deputy Chief Executive Officer at JLT. "We are excited about the specialized experience and deep technical broking skills he will bring to our firm and clients."

Patrick previously served as Regional Executive Vice President of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., where he managed insurance brokerage, risk management and consultative services for the company. Patrick holds a Bachelors of Business Administration and Management from Indiana University Bloomington.

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,

About JLT (LSE: JLT)

JLT Group is the world's leading specialty focused provider of insurance, reinsurance, and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. We provide our clients with deep specialist knowledge, advocacy, tailored advice, and service excellence. Our 10,600 experts worldwide are focused on our client industries and are supported by the second largest international placement network with unparalleled capabilities and resources in 135 countries.

JLT Specialty USA is the U.S. platform of the leading specialty business advisory firm, JLT Group. Our experts have deep industry and product experience serving leading US 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.

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