Global reinsurance broker JLT Re announced last week that Ed Hochberg has been appointed as CEO of JLT Re in North America.

Hochberg, who joined JLT Re as part of the 2013 Towers Watson Re acquisition, was previously Global Head of Analytics, Banking and Advisory

He will report to Mike Reynolds, Global CEO of JLT Re, who noted that Hochberg has key player already in increasing JLT Re’s profile in North America. Development of the North American platform is continuing, according to Reynolds and Ross Howard, executive chairman of JLT Re.

Hochberg spent a decade with Towers Watson before JLT Re’s acquisition of Towers Watson Re in 2013. Prior to that, he was a senior vice president of Financial Products for PMA Re. In addition to PMA Capital Corporation, Hochberg also worked for Deloitte & Touche, LLP.

According to last week’s announcement, Hochberg will retain the responsibilities for his current role as Global Head of Analytics, Banking and Advisory until a replacement is appointed in the near future.

Source: JLT Re