NEW YORK, December 20, 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 it has been recognized as the Number One Military Friendly® Employer in the nation for 2017 by G.I Jobs® magazine.
The Military Friendly® Employer program reviews public performance data from more than 16,000 organizations, combined with proprietary survey data and personal feedback from veterans employed by hundreds of companies participating in the annual review process. Among the more than 200 Military Friendly® Employers recognized in 2017, Marsh & McLennan earned top honors for its innovative and effective program.
"We are pleased to receive this recognition. In 2014, we made a commitment to hire 500 veterans in the United States. To date, we have hired over 400 veteran colleagues from every branch of the armed services and are well on our way to reaching our goal," said Dan Glaser, President and CEO, Marsh & McLennan Companies. "Veterans have served our country with distinction, and we are proud to provide them with assistance and meaningful opportunities to contribute to our firm and society at large."
Marsh & McLennan has introduced a number of programs in support of veteran issues across the U.S. including:
Marsh & McLennan's Military & Veterans Affairs team is led by Director Eddie Dunn, a 20-year Army Veteran, both active duty and reserve, with support from three members of Marsh & McLennan's Executive Committee: Julio Portalatin, Chief Executive Officer, Mercer; Laurie Ledford, Chief Human Resources Officer, Marsh & McLennan Companies; and Peter Beshar, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Marsh & McLennan Companies.
For more than a decade, Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families.
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 services; Mercer 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.