Marsh Appoints David Rahr Global Leader of Multinational Client Service
New York | April 06, 2020
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced that David Rahr has been appointed Global Leader, Multinational Client Service. Based in Chicago, he will report to Flavio Piccolomini, President, Marsh International, and Martin South, President, US and Canada.
In this role, effective April 15, Mr. Rahr will oversee Marsh’s Multinational Client Service (MCS) team of 1,200 specialists who provide global insights and strategic risk advice to multinational companies of all sizes across 130 countries. A long-time Marsh executive, Mr. Rahr most recently served as Risk Management Segment Leader for Marsh’s US Central Region, where he oversaw the delivery of industry-leading transactional and risk advisory services to many of the world’s largest multinational organizations.
Commenting on the appointment Mr. Piccolomini said: “As evidenced by the global Coronavirus pandemic, multinational clients are operating in a complex, interconnected environment where strategic insights and advice are vital to managing their risks on a global scale.”
“David is a passionate leader and client advocate with a strong track record for delivering complex global programs,” Mr. South added. “He is the right choice to lead the MCS team and further enhance our ability to support our multinational clients with cutting-edge risk solutions.”
Mr. Rahr said: “Whether operating in one or dozens of countries around the world, managing a global insurance program can be challenging, especially in today’s environment. Marsh brings the global insight, disciplined operating process, and deep experience needed to assist multinational organizations in managing their global programs. I look forward to leading this distinguished team and working to exceed the expectations of our multinational clients.”
Mr. Rahr succeeds Justin Walsleben who retired from the firm.
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.