Construction Risk Partners Appoint Jon Oppenheim as Partner

ATLANTA, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), the leading global specialist risk advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Oppenheim as Partner to Construction Risk Partners.

The appointment is part of JLT’s continued investment into its construction specialty further supporting JLT’s partnership with Construction Risk Partners (CRP) last year.

Based in Atlanta, Oppenheim will be a key leader in the development of JLT’s national construction practice. He will primarily be responsible for leading CRP’s expansion into the Atlanta market and playing a leadership role in the development of our national construction practice. 

Oppenheim brings to JLT over 25 years of insurance industry experience and has held a number of senior leadership and underwriting positions at various international brokerage firms and insurance carriers. He joins JLT from Houston International Insurance Group where he served as President, Chief Underwriting Officer for their Construction practice. Within this role, he focused on all facets of the national construction division activities including creation and adherence to underwriting protocols and regulatory compliance, staffing, marketing, product development, and service platform management.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jon to our team. His experience within the construction industry will be invaluable to our clients and our team throughout the U.S.,” said Pete Forenza Partner at Construction Risk Partners, a JLT Group Company. “Jon is a significant addition to our organization.” 

Oppenheim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia.

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)
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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.

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