Marsh Appoints Reid Sawyer US Cyber Risk Consulting Leader
New York | November 07, 2019
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, today announced the appointment of Reid Sawyer as US Cyber Risk Consulting Leader. Based in Chicago, Mr. Sawyer reports to Brannan Johnston, US Strategic Risk Consulting Practice Leader.
In this newly created role, Mr. Sawyer will lead the strategy and delivery of Marsh’s cybersecurity consulting services in the US, working closely with Marsh’s cyber insurance brokerage team to offer clients a unified cyber risk management approach.
Mr. Sawyer brings 25 years of experience in identifying and managing critical risk issues facing businesses and government. Prior to joining Marsh, he led JLT’s Emerging Risks Group. Mr. Sawyer spent more than 20 years with the US Army, where he acted as a senior advisor on emerging risk trends, served in Special Operations forces, and founded the US Army’s premier strategy group on counterterrorism. He was also a senior faculty member at West Point, and frequently advises boards, industry leaders, and senior government officials on critical cyber, geopolitical, and other emerging strategic risks.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Johnston said: “Clients are facing deeply challenging and complex cyber risks. Reid’s extensive experience advising the military and business leaders on emerging risk trends and his keen analytical insight will further enhance Marsh’s ability to support our clients with cyber risk solutions.”
Mr. Sawyer added: “Cyber risk affects almost every aspect of a business today, and it is imperative that organizations evaluate its impact across their value chains to enable strategic risk decisions. With our vast array of cyber insurance and risk solutions, Marsh occupies a unique position where we can enhance our clients’ ability to understand, measure, and manage cyber risk. I am thrilled to lead this group and continue to advance our state-of-the-art cyber risk consulting capabilities.”
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.