Marsh appoints Jeremy Cooke as Vice Chairman of Global Placement

Marsh has announced the appointment of Jeremy Cooke as Vice Chairman of Global Placement, effective immediately. Based in London, Mr. Cooke will report to Dean Klisura, Global Head of Industry Specialties and Placement.

In his new role, Mr. Cooke will focus on critical growth areas including complex market negotiations on facilities, quota shares and key accounts.

An insurance industry veteran and leading placement executive, Mr. Cooke was previously Head of Placement for Marsh’s International Division. Prior to joining Marsh in 2003, he held senior executive positions at insurers in the U.S. and London. Mr. Cooke is a past President of the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices Ltd (NAPSLO) and recently, served as Vice Chairman of London & International Insurance Brokers Association (LIIBA).

Commenting on Mr. Cooke’s appointment, Dean Kilsura said: “Our clients trust Marsh to provide advice and solutions that enable them to manage risk effectively and grow their business. With his extensive knowledge and experience, Jeremy is well-placed to bring further innovation to the already broad range of placement capabilities we deliver to our clients.”

Mr. Cooke added: “Working with our Global Placement network, I look forward to developing the innovative and market-leading solutions our clients have come to expect from Marsh. By helping them, and the wider insurance industry, respond quickly to the rapidly-evolving risk landscape we can make a meaningful contribution to the success of their organisation.”