Guy Carpenter announces senior Non-Marine Specialty appointments

5 July 2021 — Andrei Victor
Global reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter (GC), part of Marsh McLennan (MMC), announced the appointments of James Johns as Managing Director, effective August 12, 2021, and Joshua O'Donoghue as Senior Vice President, effective November 8, 2021, within its Non-Marine Specialty division.

In his new role, James Johns will operate as a leading broker and account executive specializing in providing property risk and catastrophe reinsurance solutions for a broad range of direct and facultative clients. Based in London, he will report to Stephen Firmin, Managing Director, Non-Marine Specialty, Guy Carpenter.

Joshua O'Donoghue will be a senior broker and account executive, focusing on property retrocession, as well as direct and facultative reinsurance placements. Based in London, he will report to Roland Morse, Managing Director, Non-Marine Specialty, Guy Carpenter.

James Johns joins from Willis Re where he was an Executive Director specializing in London Market property reinsurance. During his 30-year career, spanning both broking and underwriting, he was also Global Head of Property at both Talbot Syndicate and Marsh UK, where he worked for 22 years.

Joshua O'Donoghue joins from Aon where he was a Non-Marine Retrocession Broker and prior to this was a US Property Reinsurance broker at Willis Re. He has considerable expertise in the production and placement of property-specific business having worked across a wide range of client companies in London and Bermuda.

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