Risk-management insurance supplier to offer national sport organizations
risk-management tools for event hosting
OTTAWA, June 24, 2011 /CNW/ - A new four-year partnership between the
Canadian Paralympic Committee and Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) Canada
begins today, with national sport organizations benefiting immediately
from risk-management tools created for hosting sport competitions.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) Canada is a leading risk management,
insurance and employee benefits specialty brokerage firm based in
"JLT is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable sports insurance
brokers in the world," said Paul Murphy, JLT Canada, President & CEO.
"The company delivers specialized risk management and insurance
solutions to professional and amateur sports teams, associations, and
groups in over 30 countries. We are very proud and excited to announce
our association with the Canadian Paralympic Committee."
The sponsorship, announced today at the Canadian Paralympic Committee's
Guadalajara 2011 Parapan American Games overview session in Ottawa,
means that its 46 member sport organizations can now access the firm's
expertise when planning sporting events.
During lunch at the session today, JLT hosted an interactive risk
management workshop for national sport organizations. JLT discussed
simple risk management tools that sport organizations can use for
planning local, provincial or national sport competitions and what
should be covered when planning such an event.
"This is an opportunity to not only make a difference within an
industry, but also to be a part of helping individuals achieve their
goals and dreams," said Alexis Harke, Managing Director & National
Practice Leader JLT Sports & Entertainment Canada. "While JLT will
focus on keeping athletes safe, mitigating premiums and providing
support to national sport organizations, the Canadian Paralympic
Committee will be able to focus on preparing athletes to become the
world's leading Paralympic nation."
About Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) Canada
JLT is an international group of risk specialists and employee benefits
consultants and one of the largest companies of its type in the world.
JLT has the scale to provide solutions to the complex demands of the
world's leading companies and to deliver global servicing, while
recognizing that the needs of every client are unique. By developing
highly specialized services, JLT provides clients with a depth of
expertise and experience. The value JLT creates is driven through the
personal determination of more than 6,000 highly motivated and skilled
employees. For more information, visit www.jltcanada.com.
About the Canadian Paralympic Committee
The Canadian Paralympic Committee is a non-profit, private organization
with 46 member sports organizations dedicated to strengthening the
Paralympic movement. The Canadian Paralympic Committee's vision is to
be the world's leading Paralympic nation. Its mission is to lead the
development of a sustainable Paralympic sport system in Canada to
enable athletes to reach the podium at the Paralympic Games. By
supporting Canadian Paralympic athletes and promoting their success,
the Canadian Paralympic Committee inspires all Canadians with a
disability to get involved in sport through programs delivered by its
member organizations. For more information, visit www.paralympic.ca.
SOURCE CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (CPC)
For further information:
| Alison Korn |
Manager, Media Relations
Canadian Paralympic Committee
Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 243
| Alexis Harke |
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Ltd.
National Practice Leader, JLT Sport