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Marsh appoints new digital asset and directors and officers liability leaders


New York, March 26, 2021 – Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced new leadership appointments within its US Financial Institutions (FI) and Financial and Professional Liability (FINPRO) practices, effective immediately.

Jacqueline Quintal, currently a Managing Director within Marsh’s US FI Practice, has been named to the additional role of US Digital Asset Leader where she will oversee the delivery of innovative risk transfer solutions to a broad range of firms working with digital assets and blockchain technology. Ms. Quintal is based in New York and will continue to report to Alex deLaricheliere, Marsh’s US Financial Institutions and Professional Services Industry Practice Leader.

Commenting on her appointment, Mr. deLaricheliere said: “Jackie brings a wealth of experience in digital asset risk transfer having advised some of the most established financial institutions and early stage fintech, insurtech, cryptocurrency, and blockchain firms. She is the ideal person to lead Marsh’s US digital asset efforts forward working across Marsh to deliver broad risk understanding and strategic risk transfer solutions to traditional and evolving financial institutions.”

Marsh also has appointed Matthew McLellan US Directors and Officers Liability (D&O) Product Leader. In this role, Mr. McLellan will lead Marsh’s D&O strategy for clients and act as the D&O liaison with insurers on new forms, endorsements, and manuscript wording and also with Marsh’s panel counsel. Mr. McLellan joined Marsh in 2018 as a FINPRO Senior Client Advisor after eight years as a professional liability coverage attorney. Mr. McLellan is based in Washington DC and will report to Carole Lynn (CL) Proferes, Marsh’s US FINPRO Advisory and Industry Leader.

Commenting on Mr. McLellan’s appointment, Ms. Proferes said: “Our clients continue to face very challenging D&O trading conditions and need a firm with deep expertise in the D&O insurance product and marketplace. Matt’s technical acumen and legal background combined with his unbridled passion for the subject matter make him a perfect fit for this critical role.”

About Marsh 

Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. With around 40,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data-driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue over $17 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: MarshGuy CarpenterMercer and Oliver Wyman. For more information, visit, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter or subscribe to BRINK.

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