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Marsh, Guy Carpenter announce key leadership exchange

1st July 2021 - Author: Charlie Wood

Re/insurance brokers Marsh and Guy Carpenter have announced a series of key leadership appointments, including Paul Moody’s transition to serve as the latter’s UK Chief Executive Officer.

handshakeMoody joins on September 1 from Marsh, a company he’s served for over two decades.

He will report to Dean Klisura, President, Guy Carpenter and assume responsibility for Guy Carpenter’s UK property and casualty business.

Concurrently, Dominic Samengo-Turner has been appointed to lead Marsh’s UK & Ireland speciality division as CEO.

Samengo-Turner, the current Global Head of Facultative Reinsurance at Guy Carpenter, will be based in London and report to Chris Lay, CEO, Marsh, UK & Ireland, and Lucy Clarke, President of Marsh Specialty and Global Placement.

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He brings over 35 years’ experience to the role, 23 of which were spent at WTW in numerous leadership roles.

Toby Wemyss, meanwhile, is appointed Global Head of Facultative Reinsurance, Guy Carpenter.

Reporting to Moody, Wemyss is expected to join in the fourth quarter and will be based in London. He joins from WTW, where he has been Global Head of Facultative for the previous four years.

“We’re delighted that Paul and Toby are joining Guy Carpenter,” said Klisura. “Both have extensive track records in leading successful teams that consistently deliver client-focused solutions.

“In these key leadership positions, their experience and market insight will be invaluable to Guy Carpenter’s continued growth. I would also like to thank Dominic for his service and wish him every success at Marsh.”

Clarke noted, “Dominic is an exceptional leader who brings extensive experience in the global specialty markets to Marsh Specialty.

“Under his guidance, we will continue to pursue transformational solutions for our clients in a challenging market.

“These changes reflect the deep bench of talent we have available across Marsh McLennan and our ability to place strong leaders from within as well as attract industry-leading talent to the firm.
“On behalf of all of us, I would like to thank Paul for his outstanding contribution to Marsh Specialty, and wish him every success in his new role at Guy Carpenter.”

Lay concluded, “I am looking forward to working with Dominic to bring the deep specialty capabilities that make us well positioned to address the future risks our clients face.

“Dominic’s experience will be invaluable as we develop the solutions that enable us to meet our clients’ ever-changing needs and unlock their growth possibilities. I would like to thank Paul for his leadership at Marsh, and welcome our continued collaboration in his new role.”

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