Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, the leading global risk and reinsurance specialist and a part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies, today announced the appointment of Imelda Powers as Managing Director of Global Analytics, effective immediately. Dr. Powers initially will be based in New York and will relocate to Beijing. She will report to Bill Kennedy, Global CEO of Analytics, Capital Markets, Specialty Practices and Advisory.
In her new position, Dr. Powers will be responsible for implementing key strategies to enhance the firm’s global analytical capabilities. Previously, Dr. Powers worked at Towers Watson for 19 years, most recently as Executive Vice President of the Catastrophe Modeling Group. Prior to joining the insurance industry, Dr. Powers was a college professor for several years.
Dr. Powers has published articles on catastrophe risk management, statistical simulation, game theory and other related topics. She graduated from Oberlin College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and from Yale University with a doctorate degree in operations research.
Bill Kennedy, Global CEO of Analytics, Capital Markets, Specialty Practices and Advisory, stated “This appointment underscores our ongoing commitment to delivering the best analytical capabilities available to help our clients assess and manage risk around the world. A recognized industry expert, Dr. Powers joins a multi-disciplinary team that together provides a wealth of intellectual capital and resources dedicated to serving our clients’ needs.”