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Marsh and McLennan Agency CEO David Eslick Named Secretary of Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

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Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, is pleased to announce that David Eslick, chairman and CEO of its subsidiary Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), was elected as the 2015 secretary of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers.

Founded in 1913, the Council is the premier association for the top regional, national, and international commercial insurance and employee benefits intermediaries worldwide. Mr. Eslick was elected during the Council’s 101st annual Insurance Leadership Forum.

Mr. Eslick joined Marsh in 2009 to establish and build Marsh & McLennan Agency as an independent business unit dedicated to serving the property/casualty and employee benefit needs of the middle market. Over the last five years, MMA has acquired approximately 40 best-in-class agencies across the US and currently generates annualized revenue of approximately $650 million.

“Under Dave’s leadership, we have steadily built MMA into the premier national platform to serve the insurance needs of midsize US businesses,” said Peter Zaffino, president and CEO of Marsh. “He is an outstanding business strategist who has successfully overseen rapid business expansion during challenging economic times. His officer appointment to the Council is further testament to his reputation as being one of the insurance industry’s great agency builders.”

Council President and CEO Ken A. Crerar added: “We’re excited about Dave’s nomination as secretary of The Council. He is a driving force in the industry and brings years of experience and reasoned counsel to our national board. We very much look forward to his years of leadership on behalf of our organization.”

About Marsh

Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. Marsh helps clients succeed by defining, designing, and delivering innovative industry-specific solutions that help them effectively manage risk. Marsh’s approximately 26,000 colleagues work together to serve clients in more than 130 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) , a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. With 55,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $12 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer, a global leader in talent, health, retirement, and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. Follow Marsh on Twitter @MarshGlobal, or on LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube.

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