MMA Names Tim Fleming New Upper Midwest CEO

Ryan Watkins assumes Minneapolis CEO role in addition to President of Minneapolis operations

August 8, 2017Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, today announced that it has named Tim Fleming CEO of its upper Midwest region. In this role, Mr. Fleming reports to David Eslick, Chairman and CEO of MMA, and succeeds Bill Jeatran, who was named President of MMA last month.

As CEO of the upper Midwest region, Mr. Fleming oversees 15 offices and more than 900 employees. He is responsible for client initiatives, new business, talent development, and the 10-state region’s strategic direction.

Mr. Fleming most recently served as CEO of MMA’s Minneapolis operations. Prior to that, he was President of RJF Agencies, Inc. until its acquisition by MMA in 2011.

Commenting on Mr. Fleming’s appointment, Mr. Eslick said: “Tim is a highly accomplished and talented leader whose commitment to and passion for delivering unmatched services and resources to clients is well-known throughout MMA. I’m pleased to have him leading our upper Midwest region.”

“The talent, experience, and resources that exist across this region are both remarkable and inspiring,” said Mr. Fleming. “I look forward to continuing to bring this group of high-performing leaders together and delivering industry-leading products and services to clients across the upper Midwest and throughout North America.”

Ryan Watkins, President of MMA’s Minneapolis operations, has assumed the additional role of CEO, reporting to Mr. Fleming. He is responsible for five offices’ strategic direction, plan and performance, while also developing local leadership and supporting regional sales initiatives.

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.

About Marsh
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, @MarshGlobalLinkedInFacebook; and YouTube, or subscribe to BRINK.