Marsh News

Garcia Tapped to Lead Marsh’s Houston Office

Tony Garcia has joined insurance broker and risk management provider, Marsh, as head of its Houston office. Garcia joins Marsh from Lockton where he most recently served as an executive vice president and member of its Houston Executive Operations Group. …

Brazilian Corruption Probes Lead to D&O Market Boom

Insurers who sell policies limiting executives’ liability from lawsuits have seen a surge in business thanks to a sprawling Brazilian corruption probe involving state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA and a rash of corporate bankruptcies. The country’s so-called directors & officers (D&O) …

Marsh Names South as President, US & Canada Unit; APAC, Middle East Realigned

Marsh announced that it has appointed Martin South as president, U.S. and Canada division, effective Sept. 1, 2016. South will report to John Doyle, president of Marsh, and will be based in Marsh’s New York office. He will oversee Marsh’s …

Marsh Taps Cooke (Former NAPSLO President) as Vice Chair of Global Placement

Marsh has appointed Jeremy Cooke as vice chairman of Global Placement, effective immediately. Based in London, Cooke will report to Dean Klisura, global head of Industry Specialties and Placement. In his new role, Cooke will focus on critical growth areas …

How to Avoid D&O Policy Pitfalls – and Declined Claims: Marsh Report

When a directors and officers (D&O) claim is declined, it can be catastrophic for an insured, forcing the company to deal with “the financial costs of a claim or loss entirely on its own,” according to a report published by Marsh. …

Urgent Action Needed to Tackle Systemic Threat of Cyber Risk: Marsh & TheCityUK

Firms across the financial and related professional services industry need to take urgent action on their cyber risks, which present a “real and present danger” to the financial system, according to a new report published by TheCityUK and Marsh. Only …

Marsh Names Durant as Leader of Global Captive Solutions Practice

Marsh announced that Nick Durant will assume leadership of Marsh’s Global Captive Solutions Practice, effective July 1, 2016. In this role, Durant will have oversight of Marsh’s captive solutions business, which manages more than 1,250 captives worldwide. Durant will be …

Marsh’s Torrent Technologies Launches Private Flood Coverage

Torrent Technologies, Inc., in coordination with Torrent’s Write-Your-Own (WYO) carriers participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), has launched a new, automated private market primary flood insurance product. Torrent Technologies is a Marsh company. Underwritten by the Lloyd’s of …

Marsh Canada Appoints Lay as President & CEO; Garner Named Chairman

Marsh has appointed Chris Lay as president and CEO of Marsh Canada, succeeding Alan Garner who takes on the role of chairman, effective July 1. Both Lay and Garner will report to Robert Bentley, president of Marsh US and Canada. …

Sturrock Named Sr. VP in Marsh’s Political Risk and Structured Credit Practice      

Marsh announced that Abbey Sturrock has joined the firm’s Political Risk and Structured Credit Practice as a senior vice president within the Public Agency Group. Based in London, Sturrock is responsible for delivering Marsh’s advisory and placement capabilities for the …