Guy Carpenter and Marsh today announced the appointment of Dean Klisura as President of Guy Carpenter, effective October 1, 2020. He will report to Peter Hearn, CEO of Guy Carpenter.
Mr. Klisura joins Guy Carpenter following a 27 year career at Marsh in a variety of senior roles, most recently as President of Global Placement and Advisory. In this newly-created role, Mr. Klisura will be responsible for Guy Carpenter’s North America, International, Specialty, and Global Strategic Advisory units and will assist Mr. Hearn in leading the firm’s overall strategy. He will continue to be based in New York.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Hearn said: “Dean’s deep relationships with insurance carriers and his knowledge of our industry will serve Guy Carpenter well. His leadership of Marsh’s placement operations, especially during this challenging time for the insurance industry, will provide our team with critical insights as they develop innovative solutions to help our clients navigate this rapidly-changing market.”
Mr. Klisura added: “At this time of significant market change insurance companies are looking for new ways to manage their risk portfolios and identify opportunities for growth. Building on the relationships I have forged with carriers over many years at Marsh, I look forward to working with Guy Carpenter’s outstanding leadership team and colleagues to deliver the data-driven, marketleading solutions our clients need.”
Following Mr. Klisura’s transition to his new role Lucy Clarke, President of Marsh JLT Specialty, will assume additional responsibility for Marsh’s Global Placement operations. Marsh Advisory will report to Flavio Piccolomini, President of Marsh International, and Martin South, President of Marsh US and Canada.
Mr. Doyle said: “I continue to be proud of the way Marsh and its colleagues around the world have risen to the challenge to help our clients this year. Under the leadership of Lucy, Flavio and Martin, we will build on the advantage and strength of our placement and advisory services for clients. All of us at Marsh wish Dean well in his new role.”