David Richards appointed CEO of JLT Canada
22 January 2014
Date: 22nd January 2014 Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc. ("JLT Canada") Today announces the appointment of David Richards as its Chief Executive Officer. David succeeds Steve Thomas, who having completed the restructuring of JLT Canada over the last two years, has decided to step down and return to Australia.
David Richards joined JLT Canada as Executive Vice President and National Specialty leader for Natural Resources in 2013. He has over 24 years’ experience in the insurance and risk management industry and has held various senior management positions within the insurance broking sector, including being Executive Vice President for Aon Canada.
John Lloyd, Chairman of JLT Canada, said "I am delighted to announce the appointment of David as Chief Executive of JLT Canada. His client advocacy, management experience and deep knowledge of the Canadian insurance industry is ideally suited to leading JLT Canada on its next phase of growth, supported by the strong senior management team that has been assembled over the last two years and a continued appetite from the JLT Group to invest in building out its Canadian operations. I would also like to thank Steve for his contribution in having led the restructuring of JLT Canada over the last 2 years."
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About Jardine Lloyd Thompson
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 40 territories with more than 10,600 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.
About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc. is a member of the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group. It's clients include some of Canada's largest companies, public authorities as well as small and medium enterprises. Areas of specialty include Natural Resources, Construction, Corporate, Insurance for Professionals, Public Sector, Employee Benefits, Healthcare and Life Sciences.
JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON GROUP PLC
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc, incorporated and registered in England and Wales. Registered number 1679424. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc is a holding company, some of whose subsidiaries are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.