Workwise Occupational Health Acquisition

11 May 2016

JLT Australia extends and deepens national rehabilitation network with acquisition of Workwise Occupational Health

JLT Australia, a subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc ("JLT"), one of the world's leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, has today announced the acquisition of Workwise Occupational Health, Western Australia (WA), to join the WA branch of JLT’s national Recovre network.

Workwise is a leading provider of occupational rehabilitation services in WA, delivering excellent outcomes for clients via a network of consultants, offering wide coverage across the State.

Leo Demer, CEO of JLT Australia, commented: "This is a strong, complementary addition to the network we created last year with the acquisition of Recovre. The Workwise team run a very impressive business delivering positive outcomes for clients in Western Australia. We are happy to welcome them into our family, extending our reach and relevance to clients both in WA and nationwide.”

Damian Broderick, CEO of Workwise, said: “JLT’s investment in Workwise creates a fantastic opportunity for our clients and for our people. By combining our specialist capability and market- leading consultants with JLT’s world-class risk management expertise, we create an exciting new potential to build our business in Western Australia. That’s a great outcome for the insurers and clients we serve, and the families whose lives we change.”

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Notes to Editors


Leo Demer - +61 412 418 058 -

Nick Harris - +61 407 396 186 -

Matt Bacon - +61 428 284 101 -

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc Paul Dransfield - (+44) 2075 384 933/ (+44) 778 534 617 -

About JLT Australia

JLT Australia operates out of more than 22 offices across Australia with over 1,000 industry professionals. Backed by its global risk groups, JLT Australia is uniquely structured to provide innovative insurance, risk management and employee benefits solutions to companies and individuals in all states and territories. JLT Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc, quoted on the London Stock Exchange and one of the world's leading providers of broking, risk management and consultancy services, owning offices in 40 territories, with more than 10,000 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.