Marsh and Guy Carpenter Mark End of 2010 With $13,000 in Support of Bermuda Charities

Posted by on Dec 9, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Employees from the Charities Committee of Marsh Bermuda present donations to charity representatives from across the island

HAMILTON, Bermuda, December 9, 2010 – Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, and Guy Carpenter, the leading global risk and reinsurance specialist, announced year-end donations of $13,000 to various charities across Bermuda.

In an official presentation this morning, Marsh and Guy Carpenter, operating companies of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. (MMC), presented donation cheques to representatives from WindReach, Lady Cubitt Compassionate Association (LCCA), Crime Stoppers, YouthNet, Friends of Hospice, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda, Kiwanis Club of Hamilton, and Bermuda Junior Service League’s Coins for a Cause.

“Marsh, Guy Carpenter, and our more than 200 colleagues in Bermuda are proud to support these charitable organizations, which deliver valuable educational programs, humanitarian efforts, and other initiatives to the community,” said David Ezekiel, Bermuda Chairman, Marsh & McLennan Companies and Chairman of Marsh’s Bermuda Charity Committee. “We are committed to assisting these organizations, and the broader community, with both financial contributions and voluntary efforts of our colleagues.”

“Through generous donations from individuals and companies like Marsh and Guy Carpenter, we are able to invest in the future and create consistent, one-on-one, long-term relationships between young people in need and mentors who serve as positive role models,” said Esme Williams, Counselling Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda. “We are so grateful that Marsh and Guy Carpenter chose to support us this year with $2,500. Their donation will go a long way in helping young Bermudians in need to reach their full potential.”

In addition to the year-end donations, Marsh and Guy Carpenter sponsor a number of other corporate citizenship programs in Bermuda. Other activities include a monthly ‘Denim Friday,’ in which colleagues are permitted to wear denim for a $5 donation to a local charity. Colleague donations are matched by Marsh and Guy Carpenter. In addition, the companies hold an annual Community Giving Day for colleagues to physically assist various local charities. More than 120 Marsh and Guy Carpenter colleagues volunteered for the 2010 program.

About Marsh

Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, has over 24,000 employees and provides advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. Marsh is a member of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a global professional services firm with over 50,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue of $10 billion, which is also the parent company of Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of HR and related financial advice and services; and Oliver Wyman, the management consultancy. Its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) is listed on the New York, Chicago and London stock exchanges.

About Guy Carpenter

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC is the world’s leading risk and reinsurance specialist and a part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies. With over 50 offices worldwide, Guy Carpenter creates and executes reinsurance solutions and delivers capital market solutions* for clients across the globe. The firm’s full breadth of services includes line of business expertise in Agriculture; Aviation; Casualty Clash; Construction and Engineering; Excess and Umbrella; Life, Accident and Health; Marine & Energy; Medical Professional Liability; Political Risk and Trade Credit; Professional Liability; Property; Retrocessional Reinsurance; Surety; Terrorism and Workers Compensation. GCFac® is Guy Carpenter’s dedicated global facultative reinsurance unit that provides placement strategies, timely market access and centralized management of facultative reinsurance solutions. In addition, GC AnalyticsTM utilizes industry-leading quantitative skills and modeling tools that optimize the reinsurance decision-making process and help make the firm’s clients more successful. Guy Carpenter’s website address is www.guycarp.com.

 Guy Carpenter’s intellectual capital website, www.GCCapitalIdeas.com, leverages blog technology, including Real Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds and searchable category tags, to deliver Guy Carpenter’s latest research as soon as it is posted. In addition, articles can be delivered directly to BlackBerrys and other handheld devices.

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