Press Release

Marsh Appoints Hendre Horne as South Africa Placement Leader

Johannesburg | March 17, 2022

Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced the appointment of Hendre Horne National Placement Leader for South Africa, with immediate effect. Based in South Africa, Mr. Horne joins Marsh’s Executive team and reports to Marsh Africa CEO Spiros Fatouros. Mr Horne will be responsible for managing the Marsh South Africa Placement team and developing innovative placement solutions on behalf of clients.

Mr. Horne brings more than 27 years of experience in the insurance industry to the role, most recently as the Executive Head of Guardrisk’s General Insurance Specialist & Financial Lines Division. Throughout his career Mr. Horne has worked in senior roles as both a broker and underwriter, managing self-insurance funds and insurance divisions. He is a former Director of Stalker Hutchison Admiral and a past Non-Executive Director of Sanlam General Insurance in Kenya.

Commenting on Mr. Horne’s appointment, Spiros Fatouros, CEO, Marsh Africa, said: “Organisations require increasingly sophisticated placement expertise to help them navigate South Africa’s insurance market complexities. Hendre brings a vast amount of experience to this role, which will benefit our clients to remove uncertainty as they continue to tackle the economic headwinds and plan their future growth.”

Mr. Horne added: “I look forward to working with our colleagues and the insurance markets to create and deliver solutions that enable clients to increase their resilience, help keep them abreast of changing risk and insurance market conditions, and help withstand future shocks.” 

About Marsh

Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. With over 45,000 colleagues operating in 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 nearly $20 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer and Oliver Wyman. For more information, visit, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter or subscribe to BRINK.

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