The company was renamed Marsh on 1 July 1999 as part of a global strategy to bring together J&H Marsh & McLennan and Sedgwick.

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Pre-tax profit (1998):

Head office:
1 The Marsh Centre
E18 DX
Tel: 020 7357 1000
Fax: 020 7929 2705


Chief officers:
Dan Jones, president and CEO Europe and David Trezies, chairman

Company history:
Marsh is a world leading risk and insurance services company with more than 27,000 employees in over 100 countries. In the UK Marsh conducts risk management and insurance services and includes the total selection of services to identify, value, control, transfer and financial risk for a complete set of clients from multi-nationals to small commercial and private client business. In addition, Marsh is one of the leading providers of insurance and reinsurance to the London market.

The name reflects the integration of three highly respected businesses in the risk and insurance market - Marsh & McLennan, Johnson & Higgins and Sedgwick.

Marsh is a major subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC), a global professional services company which also includes Putnam Investments, one of the largest investment management companies in the US, and Mercer Consulting Group, a major global provider of consulting services. MMC has annual revenues exceeding $7bn (£4.6bn). More than 50,000 employees provide analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. Its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) is listed on the New York, Chicago, Pacific and London stock markets. MMC's website address is