New Hire for JLT EB Healthcare and Wellbeing business

23 April 2014

JLT Employee Benefits (JLT EB) is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Colver as Head of Healthcare & Wellbeing. Richard brings a breadth and depth of experience to the role in which he will be responsible for client management and development of JLT EB's healthcare and wellbeing business.

Richard joined JLT EB at the beginning of March 2014 from Willis Employee Benefits, where he was Executive Director for seven years. Previous to this, Richard worked for Heath Lambert Consulting, Pearson, Webb and Springbett and Standard Life.

Commenting on the appointment, Lee Thurston, Director, JLT Employee Benefits, says: "Employers increasingly recognise the importance of a robust healthcare and wellbeing offering for their employees, from preventative measures to rehabilitation. Richard, with his experience and market knowledge, will be central to the development of our presence in the healthcare and wellbeing markets both in the UK and internationally."

Commenting on his appointment, Richard Colver, Head of Healthcare & Wellbeing, JLT Employee Benefits, says: "I am delighted to join an ambitious and innovative company at a time when the employee risk market is undergoing rapid and exciting changes. Building on the team's success so far, I'm looking forward to developing and growing the Healthcare and Wellbeing business." 

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Notes to Editors 


JLT Employee Benefits: 
Jennifer Warner 
+44 (0)1344 464 582

Smithfield Consultants:
Andrew Wilde
+44 (0)20 7903 0661  

Ged Brumby 
+44 (0)20 7903 0674 

About JLT Employee Benefits 

JLT Employee Benefits is one of the UK's leading employee benefit providers offering a wide range of benefit and pension services, including administration, actuarial and pension consultancy, investment, Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) and Small Self Administered Schemes (SSASs) administration, flexible benefits, healthcare, benefit communication and financial education.

JLT Employee Benefits employs over 2,200 professionals throughout the UK and in 2013 had revenues of £172m in UK & Ireland.

Pensions and employee benefits companies within the JLT Employee Benefits group of companies include: JLT Benefit Solutions Ltd, Profund Solutions Limited, JLT Wealth Management Limited, JLT Investment Management Limited and Independent Trustee Services Limited. JLT Employee Benefits is part of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc.

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc 

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world's largest providers of insurance 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 excellence.

JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 39 territories with some 9,000 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.