• Turning uncertainty into growth

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  • Enhancing health and wealth around the world

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  • Realizing the promise of emerging technologies

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  • Building more resilient societies

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  • Marsh & McLennan Companies helps clients identify new opportunities by addressing the full range of risks, facilitating capital flows, and overcoming barriers to investment.

    • Political Risk

      Marsh is facilitating capital flows to emerging economies by showing investors how they can protect themselves from political upheaval, violence, and default, so infrastructure and commerce can bloom in regions where enterprise is needed most.

    • Terror

      Guy Carpenter is helping insurers assess terrorism risks with the latest tools and techniques to generate realistic models of potential damage so coverage keeps up with an evolving threat.

    • Workforce

      Mercer is developing powerful new analytic tools that enable business leaders to predict what and where skills will be needed — and how to develop or find the required talent — as their organizations expand and enter new arenas.

    • Urbanization

      Sustainability experts at Oliver Wyman are designing strategies to help new megacities around the world meet unprecedented demand for infrastructure and develop logistics solutions to support ever-greater flows of food, freight, water, and waste.

    • M&A

      Mercer is helping cross-border mergers and acquisitions generate returns sooner by resolving complex cultural, operational, and regulatory issues.

  • Marsh & McLennan Companies helps clients manage the world’s most important resource, people, by improving healthcare outcomes and long-term financial security.

    • Exchanges

      Mercer is creating flexible private health insurance exchanges that give US employees and employers greater choice and more flexible coverage while reducing complexity and cost.

    • World Health

      Experts at Oliver Wyman are helping global health organizations analyze supply and demand for critical vaccines and map the most efficient distribution strategies to protect populations in every corner of the developing world.

    • Workplace Safety

      Marsh Risk Consulting is improving job safety for millions of workers by helping employers benchmark progress towards health and safety goals across their operations around the world, including the performance of supply chain partners.

    • Innovation

      Guy Carpenter is developing advanced analytics to help insurers prepare for the risks that their customers fear most and designing innovative products that enable them to grow profitably and confidently in the face of uncertainty.

    • Outcomes

      Marsh is helping hospitals and healthcare providers create safer patient environments to improve outcomes while reducing the number and severity of malpractice claims.

  • Marsh & McLennan Companies helps clients identify increasingly interconnected risks and implement enterprise solutions to make technology secure and productive.

    • Volatility

      Guy Carpenter experts are helping clients make sense of cyber portfolio volatility, structuring reinsurance solutions that provide them with adequate protection as this threat continues to emerge.

    • Cyber Risk

      Oliver Wyman is helping clients evolve from today's untenable “IT fortress” approach to cyber security to a cost-benefit approach that manages cyber risks like other operational risks, factors them into strategic decision-making, and uses forward-looking scenario analysis rather than historical data.

    • Threat Modeling

      Marsh innovated to develop a new analytic tool that enables organizations to predict the likelihood of data breaches and their costs, including forensic investigation, lawsuits, and fines. Company-specific inputs help users model potential threats with confidence.

    • Transactions

      Marsh is analyzing cyber attacks in the retail industry to help merchants, banks, insurers, and regulators get together on better protections for consumers and the economy.

    • Agility

      Oliver Wyman is helping clients reduce the complexity of technology systems and processes in large organizations. By going “back to the future,” our clients discover their operations are more nimble and more robust.

  • Marsh & McLennan Companies collaborates with global industries, NGOs and governments to identify shared risks, preserve critical resources, and advise on long-term investments.

    • Shared Solutions

      Marsh is helping business leaders and public officials explore shared solutions to shared climate risks to power, transportation, and communications. The logic is simple: business continuity is community continuity.

    • Impact Investing

      Mercer is advising institutional investors how to incorporate environmental, social, and corporate governance factors into their investment decisions so portfolios reflect organizational and societal values as well as market value.

    • Capital

      Securities experts at Guy Carpenter are pioneering the use of catastrophe bonds that spread the economic impact of natural disasters among investors as well as insurers, increasing resilience in affected areas while lowering coverage costs.

    • Energy

      Energy experts at Oliver Wyman are working with the World Energy Council to identify common needs of both producers and governments. The result is a remarkable consensus on a transformation agenda for sustainable energy.

    • Cities

      Environmental risk specialists at Marsh are accelerating the reclamation and redevelopment of urban brownfields, helping cities transform derelict industrial sites into high-value locations and hubs for employment.

Leadership Perspectives

Governments, employers, and individuals must work together to solve the retirement gap, so that current and future generations of employees will have sufficient assets to live when they retire. That’s the message Mercer President & CEO Julio A. Portalatin recently took to CNBC Asia’s primetime breakfast news program, Squawk Box, where he encouraged action and shared responsibility to address the challenges that arise when populations live and work longer. Watch the video.

See more of Portalatin’s viewpoints in the media.

Global Wage Growth

Mercer President & CEO Julio A. Portalatin discusses the firm's Asia-Pacific labor market research on CNBC Asia's Squawk Box, including how salary increases in emerging markets are outpacing those in developed markets and the impact of inflation on salaries.

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Supporting an Aging Workforce

With economic, health, and cultural trends redefining retirement, companies need to think about how they’ll support an aging workforce, according to a recent Fortune article by Mercer President & CEO Julio A. Portalatin. He analyzes how the aging US presidential field reflects a profound shift in attitudes toward work. Read the article.


Four Marsh & McLennan Companies executives have been named to the 2015 Directorship 100 (D100), an annual list published by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). The D100 recognizes excellence in corporate governance; selections are based on leadership, ethics, training and mentoring others, and public visibility.

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H. Edward (“Ed”) Hanway (right), who will succeed Lord Ian Lang as Independent Chairman of Marsh & McLennan’s Board of Directors in May 2016, was cited as an influential director. Mr. Hanway joined our Board in 2010 and currently chairs the Compensation Committee and serves on the Executive and Finance Committees.

Honored as outstanding governance professionals were John Drzik, President of Marsh Global Risk & Specialties and Chairman of the Marsh & McLennan Companies Global Risk Center; Gregg Passin, Mercer Senior Partner and North American leader for executive rewards consulting; and Alex Wittenberg, Executive Director of the Global Risk Center. The D100 list is determined by NACD members, editors and directors, and honorees were celebrated at the annual D100 gala on December 2.

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Peter Zaffino, Marsh CEO and Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies’ Risk and Insurance Services segment, was recently honored by the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund. Zaffino, a member of the organization’s board of directors, said, “I cannot think of a more noble cause than helping take care of those who have sacrificed so much to keep us all safe in this great city.” Read the press release.

Learn more about another recent award honoring Zaffino and Marsh. 


Reactions, a leading insurance industry magazine, recently honored Marsh’s innovative and client-centric work. At the publication’s annual North America Awards gala, Marsh President & CEO Peter Zaffino was named Insurance Broking CEO of the Year, and the firm itself was honored as Insurance Broker of the Year. Zaffino is also Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies’ Risk and Insurance Services segment, which includes Marsh and Guy Carpenter. 

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Marsh & McLennan is off to a strong start, well positioned to deliver underlying revenue growth, meaningful margin expansion in both operating segments and strong earnings per share growth in 2016. Underlying revenue increased 4% on a consolidated basis, reflecting growth across all our operating companies. Underlying growth was 2% in Risk & Insurance Services and 6% in Consulting. Earnings per share increased 3% to $.91. Adjusted EPS was $.92.

Click here to read the press release and access the webcast of the conference call with the investment community.