JLT has strengthened its senior management team with four major appointments over the past few months.
Robert Phillips has been appointed as Manager, Aerospace at JLT. Phillips brings to JLT over 20 years experience across the Commercial Airline and General Aviation sectors having worked in both London and Australia. Basing himself in our Brisbane office, Phillips is leading the national Aerospace team and is working closely with his regional counterparts in NZ, Singapore and Hong Kong to further enhance the global JLT Aerospace strength and brand.
Stephen Rudman has been appointed as Manager, Marine at JLT. Rudman brings to JLT a strong focus on Hull, Cargo and Liability disciplines having previously worked in both underwriting and broking. Based in JLT's Sydney office, Rudman has account management responsibility for several key accounts, plus drive JLT's National Marine development opportunities.
Julie Ring has been appointed as the Divisional Manager, Workplace Assistance Program at JLT. Ring has great depth of experience in the industry across all aspects of the Workers Compensation business, from Sales, Service, Corporate Account Management, System Development, Customer Reporting, Process Improvement and Operational functions. She has held senior management roles at CGU and GIO in Workers Compensation. Ring will be joining Echelon to lead the implementation of its Workplace Assistance Program (WAP) strategy, and management of all WAP services in New South Wales, and will be a solid addition to the JLT leadership group.
Stephen Cooper has been appointed to the role of National Manager, Real Estate at JLT. Cooper’s extensive experience spans across JLT London and Hong Kong, where he was managing the insurances of large commercial Real Estate companies from his time with Jones Lang LaSalle (London) and JLT (London and Hong Kong). Stephen comes to Australia from JLT Hong Kong where he was the Jardine Matheson account manager, one of JLT's largest accounts, and the Real Estate practice leader for Asia. Cooper will be responsible for managing the JLT Australia Real Estate portfolio and further developing their commercial property insurance offerings.
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