FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
White Plains, New York
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. In these roles, both will report to David Eslick, Chairman and CEO of MMA.
As President of MMA, Mr. Jeatran will focus on developing and advancing MMA’s strategic direction through acquisitions, client engagement, talent development, and scaling best practices. Mr. Jeatran will continue to be based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and succeeds Ben Allen who has left the firm. Formerly CEO of its upper Midwest region, Mr. Jeatran founded RJF Agencies, Inc. in 1986 and was CEO until its acquisition by MMA in 2011.
"Having built his own successful business before most recently leading MMA’s largest region, the upper Midwest, Bill is the ideal executive to help develop MMA’s strategic priorities for the future,” Mr. Eslick said.
“From selling my business to MMA and then joining the leadership team, I have a first-hand appreciation for MMA’s dedication to acquiring and developing outstanding businesses while maintaining high standards for quality at all levels,” said Mr. Jeatran. “I look forward to working with our firms and their leadership teams across the country to ensure MMA continues to enhance its market-leading proposition.”
As Chief Operating Officer of MMA, Ms. Mott will be responsible for operational best practices, innovation, technology/digitization initiatives, and product development working closely with regional MMA leaders and teams across Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC). Based in New York, Ms. Mott previously served as Innovation Leader, Marsh Global Risk & Specialties. Her prior roles at MMC include Global Head of Innovation for MMC Corporate and Director of Solution Development for Oliver Wyman.
“Given her background in innovation, strategy, and operations, Christina will ensure that we execute on our ambitious plans to further expand on the MMA offering,” said Mr. Eslick.
Ms. Mott added: “I’m pleased to join MMA and help continue its growth by driving innovation and leveraging new technologies with MMC’s global resources to meet clients’ needs.”
“These appointments further demonstrate MMA’s growth and maturity,” said Mr. Eslick. “By adding expertise from across the industry, we will further our ability to help our firms meet the increasingly complex needs of their clients.”
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. In 2015, it expanded its national footprint into Canada. MMA offers commercial property, casualty, personal lines, and employee benefits to midsize businesses and individuals across North America.
A global leader in insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions, Marsh’s 30,000 colleagues advise individual and commercial clients of all sizes in over 130 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue over US$13 billion and more than 60,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading firms. In addition to Marsh, MMC is the parent company of Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; Mercer, which delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce; and Oliver Wyman, a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. Follow Marsh on Twitter, @MarshGlobal; LinkedIn; Facebook; and YouTube, or subscribe to BRINK.