Senior appointments at New York and Chicago offices

JLT Re have made three key appointments to expand their North American operations. In Chicago, JLT Re has appointed Steve Pekala as Senior Vice President & Treaty Manager and Tom McCartney as Vice President, and in New York, Jeff Considine has been appointed as Senior Vice President.

Chuck Furlong, Managing Director of JLT Re (North America) Inc, said: "JLT Re continues to build a strong reputation in the US reinsurance market. Recruiting highly skilled treaty professionals like Steve, Tom and Jeff supports our strategy to provide both treaty and facultative reinsurance solutions to our North American clients."

All three appointments bring a wealth of experience and expertise to JLT Re. Steve Pekala has more than 20 years of underwriting and broking experience in the US treaty reinsurance market, most recently as Vice President responsible for business development at Aon Benfield in their Chicago office. Tom McCartney has over 8 years of reinsurance broking experience in North America. He also joins JLT Re from Aon Benfield where he was Assistant Vice President specialising in workers' compensation treaty reinsurance. Jeff Considine has over 20 years of experience in the US treaty reinsurance market and prior to joining JLT Re he was Managing Director at Guy Carpenter.

Craig Darling, CEO of JLT Re (North America) Inc, said: "These appointments demonstrate our continued commitment to building a solid platform for our clients in this dynamic and challenging market. We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues to JLT Re."