Guy Carpenter appoints CEO of EMEA and Global Capital Solutions

8 June 2023 — Daniela GHETU
Guy Carpenter, the global risk and reinsurance specialist and a business of Marsh McLennan, announced the appointment of Laurent Rousseau to the newly created position of Guy Carpenter CEO of EMEA and Global Capital Solutions, effective September 4, 2023.

Mr. Rousseau will be located in London and will report to Dean Klisura, Guy Carpenter President and CEO. He will join the Guy Carpenter Executive Committee.

Mr. Rousseau will have executive oversight of Guy Carpenter's businesses in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India, as well as *GC Securities and Global Risk Solutions, which includes the structured risk practice. He will drive growth across the region and support delivering the company's capabilities and expertise to meet the increasingly complex needs of clients. Additionally, he will work with Marsh McLennan's other businesses - Marsh, Mercer and Oliver Wyman - to solve for clients' interconnected risk, strategy and people challenges.

Prior to joining Guy Carpenter, Mr. Rousseau was CEO of SCOR, where he enjoyed a 13-year career. In this capacity, he provided strategic leadership to the company amidst volatile market conditions. Other leadership roles Mr. Rousseau held at SCOR include Deputy-CEO of Global P&C overseeing Specialty Insurance, Chief Underwriting Officer EMEA P&C Reinsurance and Head of P&C Strategy & Business Development. Before joining SCOR, Mr. Rousseau was in JP Morgan's Mergers & Acquisitions Group in London from 2005 to 2010, where he specialized in Financial Institutions.

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Klisura said, "We are excited to have Laurent join our team. He is a seasoned professional and is widely recognized for his (re)insurance expertise. Laurent's impressive leadership experience and strong track record in driving growth will be a great asset as we continue to help our clients meet their unique needs and execute our growth strategy."