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Below is a collection of press releases issued by Marsh & McLennan Agency along with links to articles featuring our people. 

Press Releases

Marsh & McLennan Agency Appoints Bill Jeatran as President, Christina Mott as COO
White Plains, New York, July 31, 2017 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, today announced that it has appointed Bill Jeatran as President and Christina Mott as Chief Operating Officer.

Marsh & McLennan Agency Acquires RJF Financial Services
White Plains, New York, April 5, 2017 - Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, today announced that it has acquired RJF Financial Services, a retirement advisory firm based in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Marsh & McLennan Agency Acquires Blakestad Inc.
White Plains, New York, March 2, 2017 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, today announced that it has acquired Blakestad, Inc., a private client and commercial lines independent insurance agency. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Marsh & McLennan Agency Acquires Senn Dunn Insurance
White Plains, New York, June 2, 2014 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh LLC, today announced that it has acquired Senn Dunn Insurance, the largest independent insurance agency in North Carolina. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Seven Marsh & McLennan Agency Employees Earn New Affordable Care Act Certification
MINNEAPOLIS, May 20, 2014—To better help employers navigate the nuances of the Affordable Care Act, seven members of Marsh & McLennan Agency’s Twin Cities employee benefits group became certified through the National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) new Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act course.

Marsh & McLennan Agency Acquires Cambridge Property & CasualtyWhite Plains, New York, December 3, 2013 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., today announced the acquisition of Cambridge Property & Casualty, one of the largest property/casualty insurance agencies in Michigan. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Marsh & McLennan Agency Adds Two Attorneys to Help Employers Navigate Affordable Care Act
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 4, 2013–Marsh & McLennan Agency’s (MMA) Minneapolis office announced today the hiring of two attorneys to provide strategic and practical guidance to employers around compliance concerns, including those related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). 

Marsh & McLennan Agency's 2013 Charity Challenge Individual Monetary Donations Increase by 49%
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2013–With the completion of its fifth-annual Charity Challenge, the Minneapolis office of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA) raised and donated more than $250,000 to two local nonprofits. The Challenge, which incents insurance carriers, their employees and MMA colleagues to donate money with a 30-percent match from MMA, saw individual giving by employees and colleagues increase by 49 percent over 2012.

RJF to Operate as Marsh & McLennan Agency
MINNEAPOLIS, July 1, 2013 – Effective Monday, July 1, RJF Agencies, Inc., the premier insurance and risk prevention agency in Wisconsin and Minnesota, will be known as Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC. No staff, leadership or location changes were made as a result of the name change.

Marsh & McLennan Agency Earns Highest Honors From The Hanover Insurance Group
WORCESTER, Mass. (May 13, 2013) – The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG), a leading provider of property and casualty insurance products and services nationwide, recently honored Marsh & McLennan Agency with its Top Franchise Partner Award—the company’s highest honor.

Small and Midsize Employers In Minnesota Largely Uninsured Against Cyber Crime
MINNEAPOLIS, May 8, 2013— Despite growing awareness of the prevalence and dangers of corporate cyber-attacks and data breaches, more than 83% of small and midsize employers are without insurance policies designed to provide financial support and protection in the event of an IT breach, according to a survey report released today by Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA). 

Marsh-RIMS Survey Finds Greater Risk Management Engagement in Delivering Strategic Value
New York, April 22, 2013 – Senior executives and risk professionals are more aligned than ever on their views of the role that risk management should play in strategic planning.

Jill Lowder Elected to the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors Board of Governor
MINNEAPOLIS, April 16, 2013—The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research’s Society of Certified Insurance Counselors recently elected Jill Lowder to its Board of Governors.

Commercial Flood Insurance Rates Jump, Availability Declines as Upper Midwest Flood Danger Looms
MINNEAPOLIS, March 28, 2013—Commercial flood insurance prices are rising as underwriters attempt to recoup significant flood losses sustained by Superstorm Sandy. An analysis by Marsh & McLennan Agency, the risk prevention and insurance agency based in Brooklyn Park, Minn., found average rate increases of more than 7%, with double-digit rate hikes quite common. 

Amy Diedrich joins Marsh & McLennan Agency as employee benefits consultant
MINNEAPOLIS, March 12, 2013 – Marsh & McLennan Agency, recently expanded it employee benefits department with the addition of Amy Diedrich, an experienced employee benefit expert in public school districts. 

MMA Acquires McGraw Wentworth
White Plains, New York, January 7, 2013 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh Inc., today announced that it has acquired McGraw Wentworth, Inc., an employee group benefits consulting and brokerage firm based in Troy, Mich.

MMA Acquires Liscomb Hood Mason
White Plains, New York, January 4, 2013 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., today announced the acquisition of agency, Liscomb Hood Mason Co., based in Duluth, Minnesota.

MMA Acquires Brower
White Plains, New York, December 5, 2012 – Continuing its strategy to build a national platform, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., today announced the acquisition of Brower Insurance Agency.

MMA Acquires Protector Group
White Plains, New York, November 5, 2012 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., today announced that it has acquired Howalt+McDowell Insurance, Inc., the largest independent agency in South Dakota.

MMA Acquires Howalt McDowell
White Plains, New York, November 5, 2012 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., today announced that it has acquired Howalt+McDowell Insurance, Inc., the largest independent agency in South Dakota.

MMA Acquires Security Insurance Services
July 9, 2012--Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., announced the acquisition of Security Insurance Services Inc., one of the largest insurance agencies in Wisconsin.

Stillwater Fire Department Receives Grant For Fire Rescue Boat
May 14, 2012--Thanks to a $12,989 donation from Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company and Marsh & McLennan Agency, Stillwater Fire Department is retrofitting a 24-foot surplus Coast Guard fire boat they recently acquired.

MMA Acquires Gallagher & Associates Inc.
Nov. 3, 2011--Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., today announced the acquisition of Gallagher & Associates Inc., a $1 million property and casualty insurance agency specializing in public school districts.

Articles

Finance & Commerce guest column: Employers need strategy for health care reform
Dec. 12, 2012--Given the competitiveness of the November election, many in Washington waited to issue formal guidance on many Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions until the votes were cast. This left many uncertainties. 

Human Resource Executive: How Healthcare-Reform Ruling will Affect Play-or-Pay
Sept. 2, 2012--The U.S. Supreme Court made up its mind on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Now, it's "play or pay" decision-time for employers.

Human Resource Executive: The Play-or-Pay Decision for Employers
July 17, 2012--The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling on healthcare reform moved the national conversation forward. Now, employers are plotting their next moves, but what factors will weigh most heavily in their decision to either "pay" or "play"?

Bicycle Retailer and Industry News: New profit streams boost shop liability
July 1, 2012--Running a successful bicycle reail shop isn't quite as easy as it once was. While the sport and industry are growing, doing business in today's economy includes inherent new risks, and not all seemingly innocent business activities are safe.  

Finance & Commerce commentary: How to deal with changing commercial insurance market
May 23, 2012--Insurance rates are rising and terms are tightening — especially on workers’ compensation. In the industry, we call that a hardening market. Even safe, low-loss operations are feeling the pinch. 

Corporate Compliance Insights: Beware Of These 4 Myths of IT Data Security
April 17, 2012--Effective enterprise risk management requires knowing and evaluating exposures throughout your systems, including your cyber and data breach risks.

Star Tribune: Expert helps companies navigate health act hurdles
March 31, 2012--Employers of all sizes need education on how the new requirements will determine their health plan options.



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