John Drzik to Move to Advisory Role
New York | November 22, 2019
Will Work with Global Executive Team on Strategic Risk and Digital Issues
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced that John Drzik, President, Global Risk and Digital (GR&D), will step back from full-time responsibilities as leader of GR&D effective January 1, 2020, but will remain involved with the business as a senior advisor. In this new role, he will work with John Doyle, President and CEO of Marsh, and the Marsh Executive Committee on strategic risk and digital issues. He will also continue to serve as Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Insights.
Before joining Marsh in 2014, Mr. Drzik was a founding colleague and later CEO of Oliver Wyman, another business of Marsh & McLennan, where he played a key role in establishing the firm’s leadership position in financial services strategy and risk management consulting. He was named President of Oliver Wyman in 1995 and Chairman in 2000.
“John has been a driving force behind Marsh’s digital strategy, while also leading our consulting, data and analytics, small commercial and consumer businesses,” said Mr. Doyle. “As a respected thought leader on strategy, risk management and insurance, I am glad he will be advising us on how we can continue to use our deep data and analytics capabilities to enable clients to meet the challenges of the fast-changing global risk landscape.”
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.