JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. Announces Appointment of Robert Battenfield as Senior Vice President & Leader of U.S. Downstream Energy
JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. (JLT Specialty USA), a U.S.
subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the
world’s leading specialty-focused providers of insurance, reinsurance
and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services,
is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert M. Battenfield as
Senior Vice President and Leader of Downstream Energy.
Battenfield will be located in Houston where he will be responsible for
leading JLT Specialty USA’s downstream energy and power business. In
this role he will develop state of the art placement strategies,
ensuring that JLT Specialty USA’s commitment to superior service and
product delivery are a prominent part of the company’s value proposition
in the energy industry space. Battenfield will join JLT Specialty USA’s
energy team, including upstream and renewables, to share best practices
and provide clients with one-of-a-kind service and comprehensive
Jim Pierce, Chairman of JLT Specialty USA, commented, “We are extremely
excited to bring Rob into the JLT Specialty family. During his already
impressive career, Rob has proven he is a rising star in the field and
offers a unique skillset that fits in perfectly with our already deep
bench of talent in the energy and power sectors. We look forward to
leveraging Rob’s wealth of knowledge as we are constantly identifying
and problem solving the needs of the energy industry’s most complex risk
Prior to joining JLT Specialty USA, Battenfield served as Senior Vice
President and Account Executive at Aon Risk Services since 2010, where
he was a key leader of the largest book of power and utility business
within Aon U.S. In this position his responsibilities involved the
design, placement and management of risk transfer programs for the power
generation, utility and renewable energy sectors. Previously,
Battenfield was a national resource broker in power and energy with Aon
Risk Solutions’ energy group in Houston, which he joined in 2007. His
duties included reviewing and assisting in the placement of downstream
energy, power, utilities and renewable business that came into Aon’s
natural resource group on a national basis. Rob began his career in 2002
as an account specialist working exclusively in the energy sector with
Global Special Risk, Inc.
Battenfield’s accomplishments have included being awarded Risk and
Insurance Magazine’s Power Broker designation for 2012 and 2013, and
he was named to the magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 list for 2012 and 2013.
In 2013, Rob was also named to Business Insurance Magazine’s Top
40 Under 40 list and was named as one of the insurance industry’s Top
Rising Stars by Reactions Magazine. Battenfield holds a Bachelor
of Science with a Concentration in Marketing & Communications from the
University of Texas in Austin.
This important leadership announcement comes as JLT continues its
strategy in expanding its USA capabilities around key specialty areas of
Energy, Technology, Construction, Financial Lines, Credit, Political &
Security and Aerospace.
JLT encourages any potential applicants interested in rapidly developing
their careers and becoming part of its U.S. Specialty team to contact
Andrew Love at 877-355-1232, firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.jltgroup.com.
About JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc.
JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. 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.
About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world’s leading providers of
insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage
and associated services. JLT’s client proposition is built upon its deep
specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service
JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 39
territories with more than 10,000 employees. Supported by the JLT
International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit
solutions in 140 countries.
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