Marsh McLennan Appoints Francis Bouchard Managing Director of Climate

Dec 7, 2021

Today, Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy, and people, announced that Francis Bouchard has joined the Marsh McLennan Advantage team as Managing Director of Climate.

Mr. Bouchard will be responsible for the team’s climate strategy and for developing and delivering solutions from across Marsh McLennan that help clients create resilient strategies for the future.  He will work closely with executives and climate leaders in the Company’s four businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman.  He will also contribute to Company’s growing thought-leadership on climate change’s impact on society and business.

Prior to joining Marsh McLennan, Mr. Bouchard spent more than 20 years with Zurich Insurance Group in a series of global roles, most recently as the Group Head of Public Affairs and Sustainability, where he led government affairs, sustainability and philanthropic initiatives.  

“Francis’s multi-disciplinary experience in the insurance industry and across the sustainability, government and social impact arenas, will be essential in helping our clients navigate a path through the disruption posed by climate change,” said Greg Sinnott, Executive Director of Marsh McLennan Advantage, a framework which delivers expertise and capabalities from across the Company’s businesses to deliver value to clients.

“I look forward to partnering with Marsh McLennan’s leaders to advise clients through this period of transformation,” said Mr. Bouchard.

Mr. Bouchard will continue as Chairman of SBP, a non-profit disaster resilience organization, working to address the impact of disasters on low-income populations.  He is also a senior fellow of the Atlantic Council Resilience Center and a member of AGree Economic and Environmental Risk Coalition, which advocates for crop insurance reform to help incentivize sustainable agriculture practices.

About Marsh McLennan

Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Company’s 81,000 colleagues advise clients in 130 countries.  With annual revenue over $19 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses. Marsh provides data-driven risk advisory services and insurance solutions to commercial and consumer clients. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations redefine the world of work, reshape retirement and investment outcomes, and unlock health and wellbeing for a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter or subscribe to BRINK.

Amelia Woltering
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