Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (JLT) has appointed Mark Drummond Brady as an executive director with effect from 1 March 2011.

In his new role, Brady will promote and co-ordinate the development of the Group’s international risk and insurance business in its chosen areas of specialism and to spearhead the continued development and expansion of the JLT International Network.

Mark has been with the JLT Group since 1987, is the international chairman of risk and insurance and a member of the group executive committee.

JLT chief executive Dominic Burke said the company is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark to the JLT Group Board.

"This indicates the importance we attach to his role as we continue to build out our specialty business around the world," Burke said.

JLT is an international group of risk specialists and employee benefits consultants and one of the largest companies of its type in the world.

The company offers a distinctive choice to clients and partners through our combination of independence, scale and specialism.