NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 14, 2016--
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC), a global professional
services firm offering clients advice and solutions in risk, strategy
and people, announced today that Deborah (Debby) C. Hopkins has been
elected to the Company's Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2017.
With Ms. Hopkins' election, the Company's Board now consists of 12
Ms. Hopkins is the founder and CEO of Citi Ventures and the Chief
Innovation Officer of Citi. Based in Silicon Valley, Ms. Hopkins has
focused on venture investing in technology opportunities, running a
global network of labs and launching new growth initiatives across the
company. Ms. Hopkins, who formerly served as Citi's Chief Operations and
Technology Officer and concurrently Chief Information Security Officer,
is retiring from Citi at the end of the month.
"I am delighted to welcome Debby to our Board and our Company," said H.
Edward Hanway, the Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors.
"Debby's understanding of the drivers of innovation, her relationships
in Silicon Valley and her experience across multiple industries make her
a tremendous addition to the Board. We look forward to working closely
Effective January 1, 2017, Ms. Hopkins will also join the Board of Union
Pacific Corporation. She currently serves on the Advisory Boards of
Riverwood Partners and Stanford Technology Ventures Program. She
previously served on the Boards of DuPont, Qlik Technologies and
Prior to joining Citi, Ms. Hopkins served as Chief Financial Officer at
both Lucent Technologies and the Boeing Company. Previously she held
senior financial and services roles at General Motors Europe AG and
Ms. Hopkins is an Executive Fellow at the University of California
Berkeley's Haas School of Business and holds honorary doctorates from
Westminster College and Walsh College. She has twice been named one of
the 10 most powerful women in business by Fortune magazine. While
at Citi, Ms. Hopkins co-founded Citi Women and played a key role in
developing programs for high potential women.
About Marsh & McLennan Companies
MARSH & McLENNAN COMPANIES (NYSE:MMC) is a global professional services
firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk,
strategy and people. Marsh
is a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy
Carpenter is a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary
is a leader in talent, health, retirement and investment consulting; and Oliver
Wyman is a leader in management consulting. With annual revenue of
$13 billion and approximately 60,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh &
McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional
capabilities to clients in more than 130 countries. The Company is
committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and making a positive
impact in the communities in which it operates. Visit www.mmc.com
for more information and follow us on LinkedIn
and Twitter @MMC_Global.
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