MMC names Keith WALSH Chief Financial Officer of Risk and Insurance Services

Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced today that Keith WALSH has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company's Risk and Insurance Services (RIS) segment, which includes MARSH and GUY CARPENTER.

In this role, Keith WALSH will also serve as Chief Financial Officer of MARSH. His appointment is effective as of May 1, 2017.

Keith WALSH succeeds Courtney LEIMKUHLER, who is leaving the Company to pursue an opportunity outside the industry.

Keith WALSH will report to Peter ZAFFINO, Chairman of Risk and Insurance Services, and to Mark McGivney, Chief Financial Officer of MMC, and be based in MMC's New York headquarters.

Since 2012, Keith WALSH has been MMC's Global Head of Investor Relations. Widely respected within the insurance industry, he was ranked #2 Investor Relations Professional in the insurance industry by Institutional Investor magazine in 2017 and 2016.

"Keith's deep understanding of the insurance industry and his demonstrated track record of strong financial strategy, planning and analysis make him ideally suited for this important role leading the Finance organization for Marsh and Guy Carpenter," said Peter ZAFFINO, Chairman of Risk and Insurance Services.

Prior to joining MMC, Keith WALSH spent 13 years as an equity research analyst at CITI, where he covered the insurance sector. He began his career as a research associate at SMITH BARNEY, then a unit of CITIGROUP.

"I look forward to continuing to work with Keith in his new role," said Mark McGivney, Chief Financial Officer of MMC. "He will be a terrific leader for Risk & Insurance Services' Finance organization".

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