Marsh McLennan Names Group President, Selects New Guy Carpenter CEO
Marsh McLennan promoted John Doyle to group president and chief operating officer of Marsh McLennan and Dean Klisura to succeed Peter Hearn as president and chief executive officer of Guy Carpenter.
The changes are effective Jan. 1.
Doyle formerly was president and CEO of Marsh, a position he held since 2017. In his new role, he will work closely with President and CEO Dan Glaser to realize the enterprise's overall strategic business and operational objectives. The CEOs of Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer and Oliver Wyman will report to Doyle, who, in turn, will report to Glaser, according to a company statement.
He will continue as vice chair of the company.
Klisura, president of Guy Carpenter, also was appointed vice chair of Marsh McLennan and succeeds Hearn on Marsh McLennan's executive committee. Klisura had been with Marsh for almost 30 years, serving in executive leadership roles in Marsh's Global Placement and Advisory Services and Global Specialties businesses before joining Guy Carpenter in 2020, according to the company.
Hearn will continue in his role as vice chair of Marsh McLennan, focusing on sales and colleague development initiatives. He will continue to report to Glaser, the company said.
Martin South, formerly president of Marsh U.S. and Canada, succeeds Doyle as president and CEO of Marsh. He also was appointed vice chair of Marsh McLennan and will join Marsh McLennan's executive committee. South has more than 30 years of global insurance experience, including serving as CEO for Marsh's Asia-Pacific region, Marsh U.K. &Ireland and Marsh Europe, the company said.
Dominic Burke, vice chair of Marsh McLennan, plans to retire in mid-January. Burke, former CEO of Jardine Lloyd Thompson, joined Marsh McLennan following its acquisition of JLT in 2019, according to a company statement.
Pat Donnelly, formerly head of Marsh Specialty for Marsh U.S. and Canada, succeeds South as president of Marsh U.S. and Canada.
Donnelly will oversee Marsh's insurance brokerage and risk advisory businesses across the United States and Canada. He will report to South and join the executive committee, according to a company statement.
Donnelly has over 20 years of experience and has served in his current role since 2019, when JLT was acquired by Marsh McLennan. Previously, he was CEO of JLT Specialty U.S. and held executive leadership positions at Aon Risk Solutions, according to the company.