Newman, Hofmann, Werner Join Marsh & McLennan Agency Leadership

March 5, 2010

As it continues to build a national business, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., has appointed three executives to its senior leadership team. They are: Lisa R. Hoffmann, chief information officer; Benjamin A. Newman, senior vice president, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Sharon M. Werner, director of Human Resources.

Hoffmann joins Marsh & McLennan Agency with 23 years of experience in information technology that includes senior positions with Time-Warner’s Synapse Group, Inc., Centex Corp., and GE Commercial Finance. Most recently, she was president and owner of Optimal Sourcing LLC.

Before joining Marsh & McLennan Agency, Newman was vice president, Corporate Development and senior vice president, Operations, for USI Affinity with USI Holdings Corp. His 10 years of experience also includes positions with Capital Z Partners and Merrill Lynch & Co.

During her 24-year career, Werner has held senior positions in human resources with a number of firms, including Trinchero Family Estates, Synapse Group, Inc., and Diageo, PLC.

Marsh began building Marsh & McLennan Agency into a national business focusing on mid-sized accounts in October, 2008. The firm operates independently from large broker Marsh.

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