Swett & Crawford appointed Meredith Dyson as a senior vice president. Dyson, who will assist the company with its marketing efforts and other related activities, will be based in New York.
Most recently, Dyson was with Mercator Risk Services Inc. as senior vice president and northeast property manager. She began her career in 1990 at Marsh & McLennan Inc. in the Risk Management Property Division working with Fortune 500 clients to develop, market and service global property programs. After becoming assistant vice president in 1994, Dyson moved to the Global Broking Property Division in 1996 where she specialized in the marketing of risk management accounts to retail, wholesale and facultative reinsurance markets. She was promoted to vice president in 1998.
Later that year, Dyson moved to Aon Specialty Re, the Facultative Reinsurance Division of Aon Corp., where she worked on the placement of facultative reinsurance for difficult classes of business, including utilities, petrochemical risks, pulp and paper, mining risks and manufacturing. In May 2000, Dyson returned to Marsh Inc. as an account executive in the Japan Client Service Group, focusing on the marketing and servicing of reverse flow business from Japan to the United States. She joined the Global Division of Marsh Inc. in July 2001, where her specialty was the marketing of risk management accounts to the wholesale marketplace.
Prior to working for Mercator, Dyson was a founding associate of RMC2 LLC, a start-up wholesale insurance brokerage. She was instrumental in launching the company, as well as in developing market appointments and serving as a marketing resource. RMC2 was sold to American E&S in July 2003.
Source: Swett & Crawford