Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada has appointed an executive to serve as the company’s national leader in aviation.
Steven Godfrey has been brought in to serve as aviation national specialty leader and managing director.
Godfrey’s career began as a pilot and flight instructor and he utilizes his first-hand knowledge to enrich his aviation insurance specialization. Now, JLT hopes to leverage his expertise to deepen the company’s capabilities in what it calls a “key specialty growth area.”
“JLT Group’s strength within the aviation sector is unparalleled, making it the right time to hire someone like Steven to lead our aviation business here in Canada,” said JLT Canada CEO David Richards. “I am excited we were able to attract such impressive talent as we continue playing our part in becoming the leading global and specialty risk advisor and broker.”
A release said that JLT is currently one of the world’s major aviation insurance brokers. The company represents 40% of the world’s commercial airline operators.