NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Marsh today announced the appointment of Donald Bailey as its new head of sales for the firm’s US and Canada division. He will be based in New York and assume the role on December 2.
In this newly created position, Mr. Bailey will be responsible for executing against the firm’s overall strategy and working to increase the effectiveness and capacity of Marsh’s sales team. Mr. Bailey will report to Joe McSweeny, president of Marsh’s global sales organization, and work closely with the global team to ensure that consistent processes and best practices are being shared around the world.
Commenting on Mr. Bailey’s appointment, Peter Zaffino, Marsh’s president and CEO, said: “Driving profitable growth over a long-term period is a key tenet of our overall strategy, so we are delighted to bring in someone with Don’s leadership skills, knowledge, and proven track record.”
Mr. Bailey commented: “I am very excited by the opportunity to lead the sales team in this important region for Marsh. I look forward to helping further embed a world-class sales culture and enhancing the service and solutions we offer our clients.”
Mr. Bailey joins Marsh from The Allstate Corporation, where he was president of emerging businesses. He has 25 years of insurance industry experience, and has held senior leadership positions at Willis, including CEO of Willis HRH at Willis Group Holdings and CEO of Willis North America Inc. at Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company. Mr. Bailey holds a BS in economics from Allegheny College, and an MBA from Eastern College in Philadelphia.
Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, teams with its clients to define, design, and deliver innovative industry-specific solutions that help them protect their future and thrive. It has approximately 26,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. With over 53,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $11 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer, a global leader in talent, health, retirement, and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. Follow Marsh on Twitter @Marsh_Inc.
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