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Andy Stirk to join Marsh as US Chief Growth Officer

New York | January 4, 2024

Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor and a business of Marsh McLennan, announced today that Andy Stirk will join Marsh as US Chief Growth Officer effective January 16. Based in New York, Mr. Stirk will report to Michelle Sartain, President Marsh US.

In his new role, Mr. Stirk will be responsible for leveraging Marsh's deep industry knowledge and expertise to deliver differentiated value to clients across the US. With 20 years of insurance industry experience, Mr. Stirk rejoins Marsh from Ascot Group, where he most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer, responsible for distribution, marketing, and sales strategy across Ascot’s North American businesses. Prior to his role at Ascot, Mr. Stirk was Managing Director and US and Canada Growth Leader for Marsh’s financial and professional liability (FINPRO) practice.

Commenting on the appointment, Ms. Sartain said: “Andy’s strategic focus, deep industry knowledge, and client-centric approach make him the ideal candidate to lead Marsh’s client acquisition and retention strategies in the US. I look forward to working with him to advance Marsh’s growth objectives and to ensure that our clients benefit from innovative risk solutions, unparalleled service excellence, and a seamless experience.”

Mr. Stirk added: “Marsh stands at the forefront of the industry, offering unparalleled data-driven risk solutions and advisory services. I look forward to collaborating with Michelle and Marsh colleagues across the US to accelerate Marsh’s growth agenda and help clients build the confidence required to navigate and thrive in today’s challenging risk environment.”

About Marsh

Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. With more than 45,000 colleagues advising clients in over 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 of $23 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer and Oliver Wyman. For more information, visit, and follow us on LinkedIn and X.

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