White Plains, New York, October 21, 2019 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, today announced the appointment of Paul Hering as Vice Chairman.
In this newly created role, Mr. Hering is responsible for helping to lead MMA’s key growth strategies, including talent development, acquisitions, and carrier relations. He also will continue to serve on MMA’s National Strategy Team helping to develop and execute key corporate initiatives.
Previously, Mr. Hering served as Chairman of MMA’s West region, a role he assumed after 16 years as CEO of Barney & Barney, a San Diego-based insurance agency acquired by MMA in 2014.
Mr. Hering remains based in San Diego and will continue to work closely with local leadership in addition to his national responsibilities. Mr. Hering reports to David Eslick, MMA Chairman and CEO.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Eslick said: “Paul is an outstanding industry leader with nearly four decades of experience in serving clients’ insurance needs. He has been a key member of our national leadership group since joining MMA, and I am delighted that we will continue to benefit from his knowledge and guidance at a national level.”
Mr. Hering added: “It is an exciting time to be a part of this growing organization. I am looking forward to strengthening MMA’s commitment to developing top industry talent and expanding our reach and capabilities as we continue to serve clients across the US.”
About Marsh & McLennan Agency
Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC is a subsidiary of Marsh established in 2008 to serve as a platform for the middle market. MMA offers commercial property, casualty, personal lines, and employee benefits to midsize businesses and individuals across North America.
Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser. With over 35,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue approaching US$17 billion and 76,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman. Follow Marsh on Twitter @MarshGlobal; LinkedIn; Facebook; and YouTube, or subscribe to BRINK.