Lombard International, a global leader in wealth structuring solutions, today announced the appointment of Jim Hom to the new role of Global Chief Financial Officer.
Reporting to John Hillman, Executive Chairman, Jim will take responsibility for all finance and actuarial functions across the Group. Jim joined Lombard International in 2012 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for the US business. He has worked in financial services for over 30 years and has been responsible for managing a large number of significant business transformation and strategic projects. Prior to joining Lombard International, Jim served as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of MetLife’s International division, and has held financial executive positions with Aon, CIGNA, The Travelers Companies and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
John Hillman, Executive Chairman of Lombard International, said: “I am delighted that Jim has agreed to take on this broader role for the Group. He brings a wealth of international insurance, capital markets, regulatory and operating experience with large financial services companies. As we continue to expand our capabilities across Latin America and Asia, complementing our leadership positions in Europe and the US, Jim will ably support the business through the next phase of our corporate journey as well as build on the positive momentum we have achieved.”
Jim Hom commented “These are exciting times for the Lombard International Group as we continue to grow and build our global enterprise. I’m looking forward to working even more closely with colleagues across the business to further enhance our market leading position in our core territories.”
About Lombard International
Lombard International is a leading global life insurance-based wealth solutions provider, combining the strength and expertise of two specialist life insurance companies with over 25 years’ experience and market leadership in their respective fields. Lombard International provides wealth structuring solutions using private placement life insurance and annuity products to high net worth individuals, their families and institutions around the globe.
The global group, branded as Lombard International, launched to market in September 2015. With head offices located in Luxembourg and Philadelphia, a combined global presence enables Lombard International to serve clients’ complex needs on a global basis while being sensitive to local cultures and attitudes. The firm is an industry leader in providing multi-jurisdictional wealth planning solutions through its partner networks across the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Global assets under administration are in excess of €77 billion with a global staff number of over 600, including more than 60 technical experts specializing in 19 jurisdictions.
Funds managed by Blackstone own Lombard International. Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms with assets under management of over USD 367 billion.