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Guy Carpenter names Cordonnier & Davis as Global Co-Heads of Cyber

19th April 2021 - Author: Luke Gallin

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh McLennan, has named Anthony Cordonnier as Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Cyber, and promoted Erica Davis to Global Co-Head of Cyber.

guy-carpenter-logoCordonnier and Davis are expected to work in close collaboration in order to co-lead the reinsurance broker’s cyber team to leverage more effectively its global footprint, advanced analytical capabilities and sector knowledge.

Based in London, Cordonnier takes on his new role in the second-half of 2021, reporting to James Boyce, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Global Specialties, Guy Carpenter.

Cordonnier joins the broker from reinsurer Swiss Re where he most recently served as Director and Head of the firm’s Reinsurance Cyber Center. In this capacity, he was responsible for building its portfolio and overseeing its global underwriting activities.

Additionally, he currently serves as the Chair of the International Underwriting Association’s Cyber Reinsurance Committee.

Davis takes on her new role effective immediately. Based in New York she will report to Will Garland, President, Centers of Excellence, North America, Guy Carpenter.

She joined Guy Carpenter in 2018 and most recently served as Managing Director and Leader of its North America Cyber Center of Excellence.

As Guy Carpenter continues to build out its cyber expertise, it’s also announced the appointments of Jess Fung as Managing Director and North American Cyber Analytics Lead, and Rebecca Ruddy as Senior Vice President within its North American cyber team.

Most recently, Fung served as Executive Vice President at Willis Re, leading the reinsurance broker’s U.S. West Coast actuarial team, and Head of Analytics of its Professional Liability Segment and the Global Cyber Practice Group.

Ruddy joins Guy Carpenter from Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions arm, where she most recently served as a Director and Reinsurance Treaty Broker, and a member of the company’s Global Cyber Practice Group.

Boyce commented: “At Guy Carpenter, we have built our reputation in the cyber arena on our ability to develop solutions for our clients that combine the breadth of expertise within our team, the technology that we bring and the depth of analytical insight that we offer.

“By appointing Erica and Anthony as our Global Heads of Cyber and bringing the scope of our cyber capabilities together in a single, globally unified team we believe we can offer the market a truly exceptional suite of services and solutions.”

Garland added: “The speed at which the cyber threat landscape is developing demands the highest level of knowledge and experience to ensure that risk transfer solutions are evolving at pace. As our cyber team grows, we are continuing to deliver unmatched expertise and insight to help our clients around the world address the multiple cyber challenges they face.”

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