Marsh McLennan appoints new CEO for New Zealand enterprise


US insurance coverage firm Marsh McLennan has appointed Toni Ferrier because the CEO of McLennan New Zealand and president of Marsh New Zealand.

In her new position, Ferrier can be primarily based in Auckland and oversee Marsh McLennan’s 11 places throughout New Zealand.

Ferrier will oversee Marsh McLennan’s initiatives to supply enterprises all through New Zealand with superior options.

She may also collaborate with Mercer New Zealand CEO Martin Lewington to broaden Marsh McLennan’s capabilities within the areas of investments, well being and advantages, and superannuation throughout the nation.

Initially, Ferrier can be reporting to Marsh McLennan Pacific CEO David Bryant after which Josh Roach when he joins the workplace as Marsh Pacific president on 1 January 2024.

Ferrier, who has almost 30 years of trade expertise, is becoming a member of Marsh McLennan from AIG, the place she served as New Zealand CEO since January 2020.

Beforehand, she labored in senior management roles for Vero, Lumley, Crombie Lockwood and Wesfarmers.

At present, she is a member of the board of the Insurance coverage Council of New Zealand and has additionally served as commissioner of the New Zealand Earthquake Fee for a time period of two years.

Commenting on Ferrier’s appointment, Bryant mentioned: “Toni is very regarded amongst New Zealand’s enterprise neighborhood as a collaborative and provoking chief, who has a powerful observe report in creating client-centric providers and options that ship super worth.

“I stay up for welcoming her to Marsh McLennan, and offering even higher help to our shoppers, colleagues and communities all through Aotearoa.”

Ferrier mentioned: “New Zealand organisations are confronted with a variety of interconnected dangers, from rising inflation and declining financial progress to the impression of local weather change and more and more damaging pure disaster occasions.

“Marsh McLennan New Zealand is famend for its dedication to excellence; I stay up for becoming a member of the crew to develop methods that help our shoppers in responding to those challenges, and empower them to succeed.”

Earlier final month, Marsh McLennan made a number of senior-level adjustments throughout its operations within the UK and Pacific. 

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