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Guy Carpenter hires Yoder as innovation and product development MD

4th October 2017 - Author: Steve Evans

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has hired Claude Yoder, previously Head of parent company Marsh’s Global Analytics unit, as Managing Director and Global Chief Innovation and Product Development Officer, as from September 18th.

Claude Yoder, Guy CarpenterYoder will be based in the Guy Carpenter New York office and will report to Rob Bentley, Managing Director and Head of Global Strategic Advisory at the broker.

Commenting on the hire, Bentley said; “We are delighted to announce the addition of Claude. He brings more than 25 years of experience in primary insurance, underwriting, risk management, product development and research and development to Guy Carpenter. His unique experience developing powerful, innovative insurance products and risk management applications will help Guy Carpenter develop and deliver value-added solutions that will create opportunity and drive profitable growth for our clients.”

Yoder had been Head of Marsh Global Analytics, during which time his team worked on global efforts to position analytics as a foundational component of Marsh’s client and prospect development offerings. In his time at Marsh Yoder helped in the development and roll-out of real-time decisional analytic and benchmarking solutions delivered via mobile technology (the Marsh Analytics Platform), as well as other innovation initiatives

Before he joined Marsh in 2011,Yoder spent nearly 20 years in actuarial, underwriting and innovation roles for several insurance carriers, most recent of which was as Research & Data lead at The Hartford.

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