NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in risk, strategy and people, announced today that Katherine J. Brennan has been appointed Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer. Ms. Brennan’s appointment is effective October 18, 2017.
Ms. Brennan will report to Peter J. Beshar, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Marsh & McLennan, and be based in the Company’s New York headquarters. From 2008 to 2015, Ms. Brennan served in a number of leadership roles at Marsh & McLennan, including General Counsel of Guy Carpenter, Senior Corporate Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. For the past two years, Ms. Brennan has served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at S&P Global Inc. (formerly McGraw Hill Financial).
“I am delighted to welcome Kate back to Marsh & McLennan,” said Mr. Beshar. “Kate’s significant industry experience, strong working relationships with our management team and board of directors, and demonstrated track record of managing complex legal, governance and regulatory matters make her an ideal choice for this important leadership role.”
Ms. Brennan graduated cum laude from Duke University in 1999 and received a law degree from University of Virginia Law School in 2003.
About Marsh & McLennan Companies
Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The company’s more than 60,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading firms. Marsh advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit mmc.com, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @mmc_global or subscribe to BRINK.