London-listed broker JLT has named former AIG executive Joe Trotti as global specialty practice head of aviation.
Within his new role, Trotti will become a member of the global JLT Specialty leadership team and a global specialty executive. He will be responsible for coordinating the broker’s global aviation capabilities and accelerating their development.
He will report to recently appointed global specialty CEO, Lucy Clarke.
Trotti joins JLT from AIG Europe, where he held a variety of senior management positions during his career with the carrier, most recently serving as head of property and specialty risk and head of UK wholesale and previously president of global aerospace and marine at AIG.
Prior to AIG, Trotti was CEO of global specialties at Willis Towers Watson, where he was responsible for its aerospace, marine, energy, Finex, construction and financial solutions businesses.
Commenting on the appointment, JLT chief executive Dominic Burke said: “I’m delighted that Joe is joining JLT. The fact that someone of Joe’s market standing and capabilities is joining us underlines our determination to ensure that our clients are getting the very best of JLT wherever they are located.
“This is the first of what will be a series of similar appointments of global Specialty practice heads. These will strengthen the global management of our principal industry specialties and create a single point of focus for each to facilitate coordinated working between geographic regions and between specialty practices.”
Trotti remarked: “I’m very excited to be joining JLT and such a talented team. The commitment, culture and client focus is second to none. I’m really honoured to have the opportunity to work with an industry leading aviation team as we continue to expand and invest in the business.
“JLT has an incredibly strong spirit, culture and aspiration. I am very happy and proud to be joining at such an exciting time in their evolution.”