Marsh and Guy Carpenter announce senior appointments


Dominic Samengo-Turner appointed CEO, Marsh Specialty, UK & Ireland

Paul Moody appointed UK CEO, Guy Carpenter

Toby Wemyss to join Guy Carpenter as Global Head of Facultative Reinsurance

Marsh has announced senior appointments to their leadership teams:

Dominic Samengo-Turner is appointed CEO, Marsh Specialty, UK & Ireland, effective September 1, subject to regulatory approval. He will be based in London and report to Chris Lay, CEO, Marsh, UK & Ireland, and Lucy Clarke, President of Marsh Specialty and Global Placement. Mr. Samengo-Turner is currently the Global Head of Facultative Reinsurance at Guy Carpenter having previously served as Head of Marsh Specialty, Asia, following Marsh’s acquisition of JLT. An industry veteran with more than 35 years’ experience in global and specialty markets, he also spent 23 years at Willis Towers Watson in several leadership roles before joining JLT in 2015.

Paul Moody is appointed UK CEO, Guy Carpenter, effective September 1, subject to regulatory approval. Based in London, Mr. Moody will report to Dean Klisura, President, Guy Carpenter and assume responsibility for Guy Carpenter’s UK property and casualty business. He has held his current position of CEO, Marsh Specialty, UK & Ireland since 2018.  During his 22 years with Marsh, Mr. Moody has developed and led successful strategic growth initiatives in the UK financial lines and specialty divisions.

Toby Wemyss is appointed Global Head of Facultative Reinsurance, Guy Carpenter. Reporting to Mr. Moody, Mr. Wemyss is expected to join in the fourth quarter of 2021 and will be based in London. He joins Guy Carpenter from Willis Towers Watson, where he has been Global Head of Facultative for the previous four years. Mr. Wemyss has also served as Regional CEO of Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa and CEO of Global Markets, International for Willis Towers Watson.

Mr. Klisura commented: “We’re delighted that Paul and Toby are joining Guy Carpenter. 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.”

Ms. Clarke added: “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.”

Mr. Lay said: “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.”