JLT Employee Benefits brings on buy-in/buyout specialist

Harry Harper was named head of buy-in/buyout services for JLT Employee Benefits, said a spokeswoman.

Mr. Harper replaced Tiziana Perrella, who was head of buyouts in a slightly different role. Further details could not be learned by press time.

Mr. Harper will head up a small team and look to further develop JLT's specialist buy-in/buyout services to both new and existing clients.

“(Mr. Harper's) depth of specialist knowledge and glowing track record in the derisking and bulk annuity market make him an excellent fit with our client-centric specialist culture,” said CEO Bala Viswanathan in a news release.

Mr. Harper was head of buyout/derisking at Mercer. It could not be learned whether he was replaced. A Mercer spokesman could not be reached for comment by press time.

Jack Lejk contributed to this story.