HOUSTON, May 11, 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 appointment of Rob Hausler as Executive Vice President.

Joining JLT’s rapidly growing team, Hausler will wear many hats and play a pivotal role in managing accounts and transactions, mentoring colleagues and business development.

Based in Houston, Hausler comes to JLT from Marsh, where he served as US Energy & Power Practice Leader. Hausler is a recognized industry expert, and in particular, brings a wealth of knowledge in the midstream and downstream energy sectors. His technical industry experience and leadership skills are well known in the energy and power arenas and his reputation as one who asks nothing of anyone that he wouldn’t first do himself precedes him as he begins his new career at JLT.

“We are ecstatic that Rob is joining our team. I have known and worked with Rob for years. He stands for everything we do. He is a client first professional,” said Jim Pierce, Deputy Co-Chair, Global Specialty and Head of Energy, Power & Mining at JLT Specialty. “His joining us adds additional depth and bench strength to our US specialty operations, which will benefit our clients.”

“Rob’s reputation in the energy sector is second to none,” said Bill Helander, EVP, U.S. Head of Energy, Power, & Mining at JLT Specialty USA.  “We are really pleased he is joining us and he will no doubt help us grow our specialty business. Rob is the consummate professional.”

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 (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 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.