CHICAGO, May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT) (LSE:JLT), the leading global specialist risk advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Rush as Business Development, JLT U.S. Aerospace Team – U.S. Space Industry.

Rush joins JLT’s experienced global space team with a thorough technical understanding of the specialized space industry. Rush will primarily deliver insurance solutions to support JLT’s clients’ strategies and business objectives.

With over 35 years in the commercial space industry in management and operational roles, Rush comes to JLT from RushPort Ventures, where he served as Managing Director. Rush also served as Senior Vice President, National Space Practice for Marsh where he was responsible for designing and placing bespoke property and liability insurance for businesses that launch and operate assets in space and settling claims arising under these coverages. Prior to this position, Rush served as Managing Director, Global Space Practice Group at Aon.

“We are delighted to welcome Tim to our team. His experience will deepen our resources in the broader aerospace and space industries,” said Steve Lloyd, Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace Practice at JLT Specialty USA. “Tim brings a wealth of expertise in the commercial space industry including engineering roles in Satellite design and operating Corporations.”

“Tim will provide JLT Aerospace with a specialist U.S. based resource in the Space Industry whilst working closely with our Global Space team out of London,” said Pat Donnelly, Chief Executive Officer at JLT Specialty USA. “Tim’s appointment is a reflection of our on-going commitment to hire the best talent available in our industry.”

Rush holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from University of Delaware.

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.