Marsh Taps Army Veteran, JLT Exec Sawyer to Lead U.S. Cyber Risk Consulting

November 8, 2019

Global insurance broker Marsh has appointed Reid Sawyer as U.S. Cyber Risk Consulting leader.

In this newly created role, Sawyer will lead the strategy and delivery of Marsh’s cybersecurity consulting services in the U.S., working with Marsh’s cyber insurance brokerage team to offer clients a unified cyber risk management approach.

Sawyer brings 25 years of experience in identifying and managing critical risk issues facing businesses and government. Prior to joining Marsh, he led JLT’s Emerging Risks Group. Sawyer spent more than 20 years with the U.S. Army, where he acted as a senior advisor on emerging risk trends, served in Special Operations forces, and founded the U.S. Army’s premier strategy group on counterterrorism. He was also a senior faculty member at West Point, and frequently advises boards, industry leaders, and senior government officials on critical cyber, geopolitical, and other emerging strategic risks.

Based in Chicago, Sawyer reports to Brannan Johnston, U.S. Strategic Risk Consulting Practice leader.

Reid Sawyer

“Cyber risk affects almost every aspect of a business today, and it is imperative that organizations evaluate its impact across their value chains to enable strategic risk decisions,” Sawyer said.

Marsh is a business of Marsh & McLennan.

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