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Guy Carpenter Appoints Andrew Marcell CEO of US Operations; Pete Chandler Named COO

Posted on 11 May 2012

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Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, the leading global risk and reinsurance specialist and a member of Marsh & McLennan Companies, today announced that Andrew Marcell has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Operations and Pete Chandler has been named Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Operations.

Effective immediately, Mr. Marcell will relocate to the firm’s New York headquarters from London, where he had served as Guy Carpenter’s CEO of Global Practices and Head of Placement Strategy since 2010. Prior to this role, Mr. Marcell had been based in New York, where he had served as the firm’s CEO of Americas Broking Operations since 2008. Since joining Guy Carpenter in 1990, Mr. Marcell has held multiple roles within the organization, including leading Continental European operations, global business development and the global Casualty Specialty.

Before being appointed to this new role, Mr. Chandler was Head of Guy Carpenter’s U.S. Eastern Region. Prior to relocating to New York in 2011, Mr. Chandler had served as the head of the firm’s U.S. Western Region. He joined Guy Carpenter in 2009.

Mr. Marcell will continue leading Guy Carpenter’s global facultative business. Kevin Fisher has been named CEO of the firm’s Global Specialties, comprising Lloyds Property, Retrocession, Marine, Aviation and North American Placement. Colin Kiddie will continue as Chairman of Global Specialties.

Both Mr. Marcell and Mr. Chandler are members of the firm's Board of Managers.

Alex Moczarski, President and CEO, Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, said: “These appointments reinforce our commitment to helping our U.S. clients achieve profitable and sustainable growth. Andrew and Pete are highly regarded for their deep industry expertise and longstanding market relationships that will allow Guy Carpenter to continue serving as our clients’ most trusted strategic advisor and reinsurance broker.”