Press release

Marsh Appoints Tamara Simpkins Franklin as Chief Digital, Data, and Analytics Officer

September 24, 2020

Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, today announced the appointment of Tamara Simpkins Franklin as Chief Digital, Data, and Analytics Officer, effective October 1. Based in New York, she reports to John Doyle, President & CEO of Marsh.

In this role, Ms. Franklin will be responsible for designing and implementing digital technologies and enhancing the use of data and analytics to transform how Marsh supports and serves clients.

Ms. Franklin joins Marsh from IBM where she was most recently Vice President of Media and Entertainment Solutions, North America. Holding degrees from Yale University and Harvard University, she brings more than 25 years of experience leading digital transformations and defining strategies for large multinational organizations, including Scripps, Time Warner, and Motorola.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Doyle said: “More than ever, our clients are looking to use the power of digital solutions to help them manage a rapidly changing risk and insurance landscape, especially in light of the Covid-19 global pandemic. With her extensive experience driving digital transformation and developing digitally enabled client solutions, Tamara will help us achieve our goal of further digitizing the client experience.”

Ms. Franklin added: “Marsh’s commitment to giving clients access to advanced digital technology has greatly impressed me. I look forward to working with its talented team to use Marsh’s substantial data and analytics capabilities to further build on its market-leading solutions.”

About Marsh

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 $18 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: MarshGuy CarpenterMercer and Oliver Wyman. For more information, visit, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter or subscribe to BRINK.

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