In his new role, James BOYCE will work closely with Kevin Fisher and the Heads of Marine & Energy, Aviation and North American London Placement, focusing on delivering against the strategic objectives of the Global Specialties division. He will also maintain his current duties as Head of Non-Marine Specialty.
James BOYCE joined Guy Carpenter in 1997 following the acquisition of Wilcox Johnson & Higgins by Marsh & McLennan Companies. He had joined the firm in 1996 as an Associate Director to assist in establishing a new Retrocessional team. Prior to this, Mr. BOYCE was a Director within the London Market Division at C.E. Heath.
Peter Hearn, President and CEO of Guy Carpenter, commented: "The caliber of professionals within our Global Specialties team is exceptional, and the success which James has achieved and which has earned him this promotion demonstrates that. Our leadership team across all divisions is stronger than it has ever been. Their ability to ensure precise alignment of our overall strategic objectives that enhance our ability to deliver optimal client service is central to the strong, sustainable growth that Guy Carpenter has achieved and will continue to achieve moving forward."
Kevin Fisher added: "I am delighted to be announcing James's promotion to Deputy CEO. He has been part of Guy Carpenter for over 20 years and since joining the Global Specialties team, has played a central role in helping to expand our reach, broaden our capabilities and enhance our client service in a highly competitive and demanding marketplace. I look forward to working with him as we push ahead on multiple fronts to further secure our leading market position."