14 November 2016USA analysis

JLT IM USA hires former Willis exec as head of captive consulting

JLT Insurance Management USA (JLT IM USA) has appointed Anne Marie Towle as executive vice president (VP) of captive consulting practice.

Towle most recently served as senior captive consultant and senior VP at Willis Towers Watson, where she was responsible for sales, business development, marketing and branding of the company’s global captive insurance practise in North America.

Prior to Willis, Towle was a senior manager in public accounting and taxation, where she provided consulting services to captive owners.

“Anne Marie has proven herself as an expert in the captive insurance industry, both to the clients she has served and the professionals who listen to her speak,” said Guy Ragosta, CEO of JLT IM USA.

“JLTIM has grown significantly, and we believe Anne Marie will help us continue to grow. We are delighted to welcome a professional of Anne Marie’s caliber to the JLT Insurance Management team.”

Thomas Stokes, JLT IM managing director, said: “Anne Marie’s addition to our leadership team adds another level of expertise and captive proficiency to serve our clients. We pride ourselves in the captive consulting-based approach we offer our diverse clientele, and Anne Marie can only add to this value-added approach.”

Towle said: “I have been impressed with the continued growth and growing reputation of JLTIM, both in the United States and offshore, and I have great respect for their leadership team. I am extremely excited to join JLTIM, and I look forward to working with its talented group of professionals.”