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Marsh Expands U.S. Construction Practice

Posted on 16 Mar 2011

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As part of its commitment to address the challenging risk issues facing the construction industry, Marsh, today announced the appointment of two veteran insurance brokers to its U.S. Construction Practice.

Joining the practice are Scott Hull as Managing Director in Birmingham, Alabama, and Karen Reutter as Senior Vice President in Minneapolis. Mr. Hull brings to Marsh nearly 20 years of contract and commercial surety construction experience. In his new role, he is responsible for expanding the firm’s construction business in the southeast. He also has been named Birmingham Office Head, with responsibility for overseeing operations of the entire office.

Mr. Hull joins from Willis of Alabama, where he most recently served as a Senior Vice President and Construction Team Leader.
Ms. Reutter brings to Marsh more than 20 years of experience in insurance and risk management, primarily in the construction sector. In her new role,

Ms. Reutter is responsible for client service, program design, and driving business development locally and regionally. She also will be a member of Marsh’s National Residential Construction Team.

Ms. Reutter joins Marsh from Aon, where she was a Senior Vice President in the firm's Construction Services Group. Prior to that, she held several national positions within the construction insurance industry, both as an underwriter and as a broker.

"The U.S. construction industry continues to suffer from the economic downturn and seeks solutions from its risk and insurance advisors about how best to mitigate risk and effectively deploy capital," said Mike Anderson, Marsh's U.S. Construction Practice Leader. "Scott and Karen are recognized experts in the construction field and their in-depth understanding of the risks and solutions available to the industry will be invaluable for clients and prospects. Their addition further demonstrates Marsh’s commitment to building the industry's leading construction brokerage team."