JLT Specialty USA announces appointment of Rupal Patel as Vice President, Global Service Team

JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading specialty risk advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupal Patel as Vice President, Global Service Team.

Patel will join JLT's New York office as an international specialist with a focus on supporting JLT’s existing clients and new business opportunities requiring global servicing expertise and international insurance program management and placement.  Her hire is a continuation of JLT’s growth strategy and expansion plans in the U.S. of global Specialty practices, providing capabilities for multinational clients across all of JLT’s Speciality businesses.

“We are pleased to have Rupal join our team in New York,” said Pat Donnelly, President & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, at JLT Specialty USA. “JLT is committed to providing its multinational clients with expertise and global connectivity, and Rupal’s appointment is yet another validation of our dedication to our U.S growth strategy”.

Patel brings to JLT over a decade of domestic and international insurance experience. Patel has spent the past 2 years with Crystal & Company serving as International Practice Leader.  There she was responsible for all U.S. multinational placements across all practices.  Prior to this role, Patel served as an International Property & Casualty underwriter for Zurich North America.

“Rupal is an outstanding addition to our Global Service Team,” added Robert Benvenuto, Executive Vice President and International leader at JLT Specialty USA.  “Rupal’s international experience will be a true asset to the company and our multinational clients”.

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.