Marsh McLennan Appoints Moreland Murray Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer
Jan 19, 2022
Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy, and people, today announced Moreland Murray as its Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer (CIDO). He continues in his role as Chief People Officer for the Company’s corporate functions, reporting to Carmen Fernandez, Chief People Officer, Marsh McLennan.
As CIDO, Mr. Murray will lead the Company’s inclusion and diversity strategy and drive measurable and visible outcomes in this arena. “Moreland is a proven leader who has helped to shape our culture for a decade,” said Ms. Fernandez. “In this new role, he will accelerate our momentum on I&D and drive an expanded agenda for change.”
“Marsh McLennan is a brains business, and our value is in how we think. If we all feel like we belong, we bring our best thinking to the table,” said Mr. Murray. “Belonging is core to our I&D strategy.”
Prior to joining Marsh McLennan in 2011, Mr. Murray spent 18 years with JPMorgan Chase, where he served as Senior HR Business Partner for several groups and Head of Employee Relations for the Southeast region and US Virgin Islands. Earlier in his career, he held leadership roles with USAA Property & Casualty Insurance and NationsBank (now Bank of America).
In recent months, Marsh McLennan has delivered several initiatives to support inclusion and diversity across its businesses throughout the world, among them:
· Launched two new affinity programs aimed at developing new leaders and creating a more diverse talent pipeline: the Black Leadership and Diversity Development programs, which will continue this year;
· Established a fellowship program to foster a new generation of Black executives who will be fluent in the intersection of business and social justice, RISE, with partners Fisk University and the National Black MBA Association;
· Allocated $5 million in funding to organizations advancing equity for the Black community in the US and UK, and;
· Expanded the reach of Pride Colleague Resource Groups in Latin America and Africa.
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 of 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 marshmclennan.com, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter or subscribe to BRINK.