JLT EB appoints Director for BenPal

30 July 2014

JLT Employee Benefits (JLT) has appointed Jonathan Underwood as BenPal's Director of Product Management. Jonathan will join the business on 20 August 2014 and will be responsible for the continued development of BenPal, JLT's flagship online system for managing UK and international employee benefits programs.

Jonathan will join the business on 20 August 2014 and will be responsible for the continued development of BenPal, JLT's flagship online system for managing UK and international employee benefits programs.

Jonathan has over 25 years' experience in product development and technical project management, ten of which in the employee benefits industry. He joins from Thomsons Online Benefits Limited, where he managed a portfolio of global clients.

Steve Robinson, Director, JLT Employee Benefits, commented: "Saving for retirement has never been more important. With the backdrop of legislation changes and the continued rollout of auto-enrolment, employers are demanding more from their online employee benefit solutions. We are delighted that Jonathan is joining the BenPal team. His extensive experience in the market will be fundamental to BenPal's future development."

Jonathan Underwood, Director of Product Management, JLT Employee Benefits, says: "BenPal is well-respected in the industry and has a solid track record of innovation and employee engagement. This is a particularly exciting time to be joining JLT, which is growing rapidly in the pension and employee benefits market. I am looking forward to being actively involved in the continuing growth and success of BenPal and JLT."

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Notes to Editors 

Enquiries: 

JLT Employee Benefits: 
Jennifer Warner
jennifer_warner@jltgroup.com 
+44 (0)1344 464 582

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Ged Brumby
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+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.

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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.

www.jltgroup.com/