Marsh McLennan Promotes Denise Sanchez to Chief Compliance Officer

Sep 7, 2021

NEW YORK, September 7, 2021 – Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, has appointed Denise Sanchez as the Company’s Chief Compliance Officer, effective today.

In this role, Ms. Sanchez will lead compliance strategy for Marsh McLennan globally, partnering with compliance officers in the Company’s four businesses to manage compliance risk across the enterprise.  She will report to Bruce P. Nolop, Chair of the Audit Committee of the Marsh McLennan Board of Directors, and Peter J. Beshar, the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Marsh McLennan.

“The Chief Compliance Officer plays a crucial role in promoting a culture of integrity at Marsh McLennan,” said Mr. Nolop.  “Together with my colleagues on the Audit Committee, I look forward to working closely with Denise and the rest of the compliance team.”

“As the Chief Compliance Officer for Marsh in the United States, Denise has earned the trust of the Marsh leadership team.  Her broad industry expertise, commitment to transparency in interactions with clients and regulators and strong interpersonal skills will serve her well in leading our compliance program across Marsh McLennan,” said Mr. Beshar.

Denise succeeds Katherine J. Brennan who served as Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer for Marsh McLennan for four years before being appointed in June as the General Counsel of Marsh.

Prior to joining Marsh in 2017, Ms. Sanchez was the Compliance Director of Laws and Regulations at Willis Towers Watson, where she worked for a dozen years in roles of increasing responsibility.  Earlier in her career, she worked as an associate in Carlton Fields’ insurance corporate practice group and at Sidley Austin.  She is a graduate of New York University and Fordham Law School.

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 78,000 colleagues advise clients in 130 countries. With annual revenue of over $18 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 @mmc_global or subscribe to BRINK


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