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Marsh appoints Mohit Kanthra as Leader, Marsh Specialty, Asia

Singapore, 18 March, 2022 – Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced the appointment of Mohit Kanthra as Leader, Marsh Specialty, Asia. Effective 1 July, Mr. Kanthra will be based in Singapore and report to Lucy Clarke, President, Marsh Specialty and Global Placement, and David Jacob, CEO, Marsh Asia. Mr. Kanthra will also join Marsh’s Asia leadership team and the Global Specialty Executive Committee.

Mr. Kanthra joined Marsh in 2006 and has held several senior management positions in Asia during that time. He is currently Head of Energy & Power, Asia, Marsh Specialty, a position he took up in 2019. Before joining Marsh, he was an Assistant Manager at Tata AIG General Insurance in India for four years.

In this role, Mr. Kanthra will be responsible for Marsh Specialty’s Energy & Power, Credit, Marine, Financial and Professional, Private Equity and M&A, Construction, and Aviation businesses across the region as they develop services and solutions to support clients in managing their risk and insurance needs. He succeeds Simon Delchar, who was recently appointed as Head of Placement, UK & Ireland, Marsh. 

Commenting on Mr. Kanthra’s appointment, Ms. Clarke said: “Throughout his career, Mohit has built a reputation as a respected leader and has developed strong relationships – both locally and globally – with colleagues, clients, and insurers alike. His experience will be invaluable to our Asia clients as we support their growth and assist them in unlocking future possibilities.”

Mr. Jacob added: “Organizations operating in Asia face an increasingly volatile business landscape, with issues such as climate change, heightened cyber risk, and emerging geopolitical threats. Mohit brings a wealth of experience to this role, which will be of great benefit to our clients and colleagues alike.”

Mr. Kanthra said: “Organizations across Asia are facing a range of challenging economic headwinds in the year ahead that will require innovative solutions and strategies. I look forward to working with Marsh Specialty’s deep pool of talent across the region to support our clients through these difficult times.”

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Phyllis Cheng

Vice President, Corporate Communications, Marsh Asia

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