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Marsh & McLennan Companies Executives Named ‘Women to Watch' by Business Insurance
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2011-- Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), a global professional services firm providing advice in risk, strategy and human capital, today announced that two of its executives in its Marsh and Guy Carpenter subsidiaries have been named ‘Women to Watch' by Business Insurance magazine.
Marsh's Caroline Woolley and Guy Carpenter's Kathleen R. McCann are among only 25 insurance industry leaders honored in Business Insurance's 2011 "Women to Watch" list. The program recognizes women doing exceptional work in the fields of risk management, benefits management, commercial insurance and related fields. Recipients were acknowledged today at the Women to Watch Leadership Workshop and Awards Luncheon. Mercer's U.S. Region Leader Mindy Fox also spoke on issues facing the benefits industry in the year ahead as part of the event's executive panel.
Ms. Woolley joined Marsh in 2006 and is the Property Practice Leader for Marsh in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Ms Woolley oversees all areas of property and business interruption, including placement. With a strong focus on product innovation, Ms Woolley has played a key role in delivering new products and services for clients in the areas of non-damage business interruption, natural catastrophe and property sustainability. She is also responsible for business interruption training internally and is the UK ambassador for Marsh's in-house global training site, Marsh University.
Ms. McCann, Branch Manager of Guy Carpenter's Boston office, is responsible for working with property and casualty clients to analyze their business portfolios and help them structure and place reinsurance programs that best meet their risk and capital management needs. She also chairs Guy Carpenter's Women's Employee Resource Group. Additionally, she serves on a steering committee within Marsh & McLennan Companies to raise funds for Plan International, which works to alleviate child poverty in developing countries, specifically in support of the group's ‘Because I am a Girl' initiative.
Brian Duperreault, President and Chief Executive Officer of Marsh & McLennan Companies, commented: "The global risk and insurance business is changing rapidly. Caroline and Kathy represent everything that we should adopt in the industry, from their deep understanding of risk management to their tireless commitment to the creation and development of innovative new products and services for the betterment of their clients. On behalf of everyone at Marsh & McLennan Companies, I congratulate Caroline and Kathy on their tremendous achievement."
About Marsh & McLennan Companies
MARSH & McLENNAN COMPANIES (NYSE: MMC) is a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. MARSH is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management; GUY CARPENTER is a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; MERCER is a global leader in human resource consulting and related services; and OLIVER WYMAN is a global leader in management consulting. Marsh & McLennan Companies' 52,000 colleagues worldwide provide analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 100 countries. The Company prides itself on being a responsible corporate citizen and making a positive impact in the communities in which it operates. Visit http://www.mmc.com for more corporate information, or http://www.partneringimpact.com to learn more about the Company's world-class capabilities and its solutions to the complex problems enterprises face today.
Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, teams with its clients to define, design, and deliver innovative industry-specific solutions that help them protect their future and thrive. It has approximately 25,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. With 52,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $10 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer, a global leader in human resource human resource consulting and related services; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. Follow Marsh on Twitter @Marsh_Inc.
About Guy Carpenter
Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC is a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services. With over 50 offices worldwide, Guy Carpenter creates and executes reinsurance solutions and delivers capital market solutions* for clients across the globe. The firm's full breadth of services includes line-of-business expertise in agriculture; aviation; casualty clash; construction and engineering; excess and umbrella; life, accident and health; marine and energy; medical professional liability; political risk and trade credit; professional liability; property; retrocessional reinsurance; surety; terrorism and workers compensation. GC Fac® is Guy Carpenter's dedicated global facultative reinsurance unit that provides placement strategies, timely market access and centralized management of facultative reinsurance solutions. In addition, GC Analytics® utilizes industry-leading quantitative skills and modeling tools that optimize the reinsurance decision-making process and help make the firm's clients more successful. For more information, visit http://www.guycarp.com. Guy Carpenter is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. With 52,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $10 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management; Mercer, a global leader in human resource consulting and related services; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. Follow Guy Carpenter on Twitter @GuyCarpenter.
*Securities or investments, as applicable, are offered in the United States through GC Securities, a division of MMC Securities Corp., a US registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC. Main Office: 1166 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. Phone: (212) 345-5000. Securities or investments, as applicable, are offered in the European Union by GC Securities, a division of MMC Securities (Europe) Ltd., which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Reinsurance products are placed through qualified affiliates of Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC. MMC Securities Corp., MMC Securities (Europe) Ltd. and Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC are affiliates owned by Marsh & McLennan Companies. This communication is not intended as an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy any security, financial instrument, reinsurance or insurance product.
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