Marsh to Combine its Specialty Unit with JLT Specialty to Form New Business Called Marsh-JLT Specialty
London, United Kingdom | November 12, 2018
Dominic Burke Named Chairman, Marsh-JLT Specialty;
Lucy Clarke Named President, Marsh-JLT Specialty;
Mark Drummond Brady Named Vice Chairman, Marsh;
Dean Klisura Named President, Marsh Global Placement
Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions, today announced the formation of Marsh-JLT Specialty. Marsh-JLT Specialty will be a new specialty business within Marsh that combines the specialty teams of Marsh and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT), effective upon closing of the transaction between Marsh’s parent company, Marsh & McLennan Companies and JLT, which remains subject to the receipt of certain antitrust and financial regulatory approvals.
“It’s exciting to begin planning for the integration of Marsh and JLT. With the formation of Marsh-JLT Specialty, we will be well positioned to grow our specialty business through the combined value proposition of the two firms,” said John Doyle, President and CEO of Marsh. “While our brand is Marsh, Marsh-JLT Specialty will leverage the exceptional reputations of both firms’ specialty units with clients that require specialized products and services.”
In addition to becoming Vice Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies and a member of the Marsh & McLennan Executive Committee, Dominic Burke, currently CEO of JLT Group, will become Chairman of Marsh-JLT Specialty. He will continue to be located in London.
Lucy Clarke, CEO of JLT Specialty, will become President, Marsh-JLT Specialty reporting to Mr. Doyle. In this London-based role, Ms. Clarke will be directly responsible for Marsh-JLT Specialty’s Energy, Credit, Marine, Financial and Professional, Private Equity and M&A (PEMA), Construction, and Aerospace business worldwide. Ms. Clarke will become a member of the Marsh Executive Committee.
Mark Drummond Brady, Deputy Group CEO of JLT Group, will become Vice Chairman of Marsh, reporting to Mr. Doyle. He will continue to be located in London. Mr. Drummond Brady will become a member of the Marsh Executive Committee.
Dean Klisura will be named President, Marsh Global Placement. In this capacity, Mr. Klisura will be responsible for placement protocols and standards across all lines within Marsh. He will also lead the non-specialty placement operations of Marsh, including Bowring Marsh and existing multi-line placement hubs. Mr. Klisura will continue to report to Mr. Doyle and serve as a member of the Marsh Executive Committee. Mr. Klisura is located in New York.
Mr. Burke commented: “I am proud of what JLT’s people, brand and experience can offer the specialty clients of Marsh and JLT, bringing together the best of our two firms. I look forward to working with Marsh colleagues on a successful integration and in leading this industry in exceptional client service and risk expertise through Marsh-JLT Specialty.”
Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser. With over 35,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue over US$15 billion and 75,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading firms: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman. Follow Marsh on Twitter @MarshGlobal; LinkedIn; Facebook; and YouTube, or subscribe to BRINK.