Press release

Nick Horton to join Marsh as Senior Claims Advocate

08 December 2020

Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced the appointment of Nick Horton as the Senior Advocate in the Claims Advocacy team of Marsh Australia, effective 2 January, 2021. Based in Melbourne, he will report to Luke Stratford, Head of Claims Solutions, Marsh, Pacific.

In this newly-created role, Mr. Horton will be responsible for the development of claims settlement strategies for major and complex property and casualty claims, driving claims from notification to resolution.

Mr. Horton brings over 21 years of experience, having held a variety of senior claims roles at Suncorp Group and RSA Group. After an initial period as a Lloyd’s insurance broker, he relocated to Australia continuing a career that included management roles in insurance underwriting, reinsurance, and claims.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Stratford said: “In uncertain economic times, it is imperative that clients have their claims paid expeditiously. As someone who has worked on many of the largest and most complicated claims in the Australian insurance market over much of the last two decades, Nick will be asset to our clients as they seek swift resolutions from insurers.”


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Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. With around 40,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data-driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue over $17 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: MarshGuy CarpenterMercer and Oliver Wyman. Follow Marsh on Twitter @MarshGlobalLinkedInFacebook; and YouTube, or subscribe to BRINK.

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