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Martin South

President and Chief Executive Officer, Marsh - Vice Chair, Marsh McLennan Companies

Martin South is President and Chief Executive Officer of Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, with over $20 billion in annual revenue. He also serves as Vice Chair of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), Marsh’s parent and the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people.

Martin leads Marsh’s 45,000 colleagues in providing commercial and individual clients with data-driven risk solutions and advisory services and oversees the firm’s brokerage and specialties, underwriting, digital technology and consulting practices worldwide.

Before being named Marsh’s President and CEO in 2022, Martin served as President of Marsh’s largest region, the US and Canada, for over five years. Between 2007 and 2016, he also served as CEO of Marsh’s Asia-Pacific region, CEO of Marsh UK and Ireland, and CEO of Marsh Europe. Martin’s industry experience includes senior leadership roles at Zurich Financial Services, where he was a member of the Group Management Board, responsible for all of Zurich’s operations outside of North America and Europe, and CEO of Zurich’s London operations. He began his career at Marsh in 1985 with Bowring Marsh.

Martin is a member of the Board of Directors of British American Business, former President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and an alumnus of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders program.