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Guy Carpenter Appoints Head of Japan

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London, 7 December 2020 Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist and a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), today announced the appointment of Pietro Toffanello as Head of Japan in Q1 2021. 

In this role, Mr. Toffanello will be responsible for managing Guy Carpenter’s business activities across Japan. He will focus on developing new business opportunities and extending the breadth of solutions that the Company offers across the region to better meet evolving client needs. Mr. Toffanello will report to Tony Gallagher, CEO of Asia Pacific at Guy Carpenter. He will relocate to Tokyo as soon as the situation allows. 

Mr. Toffanello has over 25 years of experience in the reinsurance industry. Most recently, he was Managing Director for Property & Casualty for the UK, Ireland, Italy and Sub-Saharan Africa at Gen Re. 

Prior to this, he was Managing Director and CEO of Gen Re Australia and Regional Manager for Property & Casualty treaty business for Asia and the Pacific region. He was also previously CEO of Faraday. 

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Gallagher said: “Pietro is an ideal choice for this role and brings a tremendous wealth of reinsurance market experience coupled with a proven track record of success. I am confident that he will play an integral role in delivering on our growth strategy for the region, enhancing Guy Carpenter’s position in the Japan market, and ensuring that our clients and prospects benefit from the full spectrum of capabilities that we offer.”

About Guy Carpenter 

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC is a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist with more than 3,100 professionals in over 60 offices around the world. Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, trusted strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help clients adapt to emerging opportunities and achieve profitable growth. Guy Carpenter is a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The company’s 76,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annual revenue of $17 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses including Marsh, Mercer and Oliver Wyman. For more information, visit www.guycarp.com and follow Guy Carpenter on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuyCarpenter. 

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