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David Fuhrman Joins Marsh as West Zone Leader

New York   |   May 03, 2016

Marsh, a leading insurance broker and risk advisor, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), announced today that David Fuhrman is joining the firm to lead its West Zone effective immediately. David Fuhrman will be responsible for ensuring that Marsh delivers its world-class risk advisory and strategic services to the firm’s growing client base across the Western region of the US.

David Fuhrman will be based in Marsh’s Los Angeles office, and will report to Rob Bentley, president of Marsh’s US and Canada Division. A well-known insurance industry executive, David brings decades of management experience and client relationships, having served in numerous local and regional leadership roles in the western United States, including 18 years with Marsh earlier in his career.

Most recently, David served as Willis’ national partner for the California Region. An active leader in the southern California business and philanthropic communities, David will be a welcome addition to our industry-leading West Zone client operations.

“Deep industry knowledge and expertise are among Marsh's greatest assets and play a key role in our ability to deliver differentiated value to our clients,” said John Doyle, president, Marsh.  “Dave’s client advocacy, deep relationships in the Western region and significant operational experience make him ideal to lead the Western Zone for Marsh.”  

In this role, David Fuhrman succeeds Peter Chandler.

John Fuhrman Named Pacific South Partnership Leader

In connection with this leadership appointment, Marsh also announced that John Fuhrman is joining the firm effective immediately to lead its Pacific South Partnership and its four offices in Irvine, California; Los Angeles, California; Phoenix, Arizona; and San Diego, California.

In this role, John Fuhrman, who will report to David, will be responsible for supporting clients in a variety of industries throughout the Pacific South Partnership.

John Fuhrman will be based in Marsh’s Irvine, California, office. A well-known industry leader, John has held a range of management roles within the industry, including at Marsh earlier in his career. Most recently, John was a managing director with responsibility for Willis’ Orange County, California operations.

“John Fuhrman is a highly-respected leader, and we are pleased to welcome a seasoned and accomplished executive of his caliber to Marsh’s West Zone leadership team,” said John Doyle.

About Marsh

Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. Marsh helps clients succeed by defining, designing, and delivering innovative industry-specific solutions that help them effectively manage risk. Marsh’s approximately 30,000 colleagues work together to serve clients in more than 130 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and people. With annual revenue of US$13 billion and approximately 60,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Guy Carpenter, a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer, a leader in talent, health, retirement, and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman, a leader in management consulting. Follow Marsh on Twitter, @MarshGlobal; LinkedIn; Facebook; and YouTube.

About Marsh

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 business of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue approaching US$17 billion and 76,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman. Follow Marsh on Twitter @MarshGlobal; LinkedIn; Facebook; and YouTube, or subscribe to BRINK.