NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 30, 2017--
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), a global professional
services firm offering clients advice and solutions in risk, strategy
and people, announced today that Keith Walsh has been appointed Chief
Financial Officer of the Company's Risk and Insurance Services (RIS)
segment, which includes Marsh and Guy Carpenter. In this role, Mr. Walsh
will also serve as Chief Financial Officer of Marsh. His appointment is
effective as of May 1, 2017.
Mr. Walsh will report to Peter Zaffino, Chairman of Risk and Insurance
Services, and to Mark McGivney, Chief Financial Officer of MMC, and be
based in MMC's New York headquarters. Since 2012, Mr. Walsh has been
MMC's Global Head of Investor Relations. Widely respected within the
insurance industry, Mr. Walsh was ranked #2 Investor Relations
Professional in the insurance industry by Institutional Investor
magazine in 2017 and 2016.
"Keith's deep understanding of the insurance industry and his
demonstrated track record of strong financial strategy, planning and
analysis make him ideally suited for this important role leading the
Finance organization for Marsh and Guy Carpenter," said Peter Zaffino,
Chairman of Risk and Insurance Services.
In this role, Mr. Walsh succeeds Courtney Leimkuhler, who is leaving the
Company to pursue an opportunity outside the industry. Ms. Leimkuhler
joined MMC in 2013.
"We greatly admire the dedication, professionalism and commitment to
excellence that Courtney exhibited during her tenure," Mr. Zaffino
added. "We wish her all the best in her future endeavors."
Prior to joining MMC, Mr. Walsh spent 13 years as an equity research
analyst at Citi, where he covered the insurance sector. He began his
career as a research associate at Smith Barney, then a unit of
Citigroup. Mr. Walsh received his Master of Business Administration from
NYU Stern School of Business and his Bachelor of Science Degree from
University at Albany-SUNY.
"I look forward to continuing to work with Keith in his new role," said
Mark McGivney, Chief Financial Officer of MMC. "He will be a terrific
leader for Risk & Insurance Services' Finance organization."
About Marsh & McLennan Companies
MARSH & McLENNAN COMPANIES (NYSE: MMC) is a global professional services
firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk,
strategy and people. Marsh
is a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy
Carpenter is a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary
is a leader in talent, health, retirement and investment consulting; and Oliver
Wyman is a leader in management consulting. With annual revenue of
more than $13 billion and approximately 60,000 colleagues worldwide,
Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional
capabilities to clients in more than 130 countries. The Company is
committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and making a positive
impact in the communities in which it operates. Visit www.mmc.com
for more information and follow us on LinkedIn
and Twitter @MMC_Global.
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