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Marsh Appoints Hires Industry Specialization Leader within U.S. Property Practice

Posted on 14 Jul 2011

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Marsh, a leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced the appointment of Ryan A. Barber to the newly created role of Head of Industry Specialization within its U.S. Property Practice.

Reporting to Duncan Ellis, Marsh’s U.S. Property Practice Leader, Mr. Barber will be responsible for developing and implementing industry-based risk advisory and insurance placement strategies and solutions within the Property Practice.

Mr. Barber brings to Marsh more than 15 years of experience working with clients from a wide range of industries and with various levels of risk complexity. After spending the first seven years of his career with Marsh, Mr. Barber worked at Willis as a senior property broker and business development specialist.  Most recently he served as Co-Leader of Integro’s U.S. Property Practice.

“I am thrilled to have Ryan Barber part of Marsh’s U.S. Property Practice as he brings a knowledge base of the property market and creativity around client program structures that is top in the industry,” Mr. Ellis said.

“Each industry sector, whether it’s health care, real estate, or retail, has its own set of unique risks that need to be understood and solved for, especially in today’s more challenging property insurance marketplace,” Mr. Ellis said. “With Ryan driving industry specialization within Property, Marsh will be in an even better position to differentiate clients in the marketplace and solve their unique needs.”

Mr. Barber is based in New York.