Leadership Perspectives

Marsh & McLennan Companies is a brains business.

Clients seek our insights and guidance to navigate changing times and maximize opportunity. Below, our executives share unique insights on timely issues as both subject-matter experts and business leaders.

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    There Is No Innovation Without Dissent

    President and CEO Dan Glaser lives by these words to drive innovation at Marsh & McLennan. “I want an environment where the best idea wins and it doesn’t matter who comes up with the idea,” he says in this video interview with Fortune.

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    John Doyle

    View From the Top

    It’s an exciting time for us at Marsh and for the industry because risk continues to grow. New risks are emerging all the time and the challenge and opportunity for us it to help clients navigate them.

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    Julio A. Portalatin

    Serving the Labor Market of Tomorrow

    “We’re living longer, and the future of work is linked to how innovatively we can manage retirement security on the one hand and technology on the other,” said Julio Portalatin, President & CEO of Mercer, in an interview with CEO Magazine.

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    Scott McDonald

    Preparing for the Advance of AI

    However uncertain the ramifications of artificial intelligence, Western firms will almost certainly face a “skills gap.” Oliver Wyman’s CEO Scott McDonald says that taking a multifaceted and flexible approach to their workforces is the best way for businesses to prepare for the uncertain advance of AI.

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    Bring Back a Civil Defense to Make Cyberspace Safe

    Governments and businesses alone can't keep themselves and our communities safe from cyberattacks. Marsh & McLennan General Counsel Peter Beshar and FBI Special Agent Ari Mahairas say cybersecurity is a civic responsibility in this U.S. News & World Report editorial.

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    Laurie Ledford

    Four Ideas on Managing HR Technology

    For HR Tech Outlook magazine, Marsh & McLennan’s Chief Human Resources Officer Laurie Ledford asks if HR professionals are keeping pace with new technologies — and offers four ideas on how to manage a company’s HR technology to deliver even greater value. 

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    Mark McGivney

    How We Invest in Our Finance Team

    Marsh & McLennan’s Chief Financial Officer Mark McGivney shares his insights on the company’s launch of a dedicated academy to enhance the professional development of Marsh & McLennan finance colleagues in this feature story authored by the Association of Financial Professionals (AFP).