Ben Newman is Chief Financial Officer of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a subsidiary of Marsh Inc., the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. In this role, he is responsible for all financial related functions, as well as corporate development and strategy. He joined Marsh & McLennan Agency in December 2009 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development.
Ben has extensive experience in financial services and insurance. Earlier, with USI Holdings, he served in a variety of leadership roles, including vice president of Corporate Development during the period in which it grew to become the eighth largest broker in the United States. Before joining Marsh & McLennan Agency, he was senior vice president of Operations for USI Affinity.
Ben also has held positions in private equity with Capital Z Partners and in investment banking with Merrill Lynch & Co. He graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University with a B.S. degree in Finance.