Guy Carpenter unveils cyber co-leaders

One of the heads will be located in London, with the other in New York

Guy Carpenter unveils cyber co-leaders


By Ryan Smith

Global risk and reinsurance specialist Guy Carpenter & Company, a business of Marsh & McLennan, has announced the appointment of Anthony Cordonnier as managing director and global co-head of cyber and the promotion of Erica Davis to global co-head of cyber.

Cordonnier and Davis will co-lead Guy Carpenter’s cyber team to more effectively utilise its global footprint, analytical capabilities and sector knowledge. Cordonnier is based in London and will report to James Boyce, CEO, Global Specialties at Guy Carpenter. Davis is based in New York and will report to Will Garland, president, Centers of Excellence, North America, at Guy Carpenter.

Cordonnier (pictured top) joins Guy Carpenter from Swiss Re, where he most recently served as director and head of the company’s Reinsurance Cyber Centre. He currently serves as the chair of the International Underwriting Association’s Cyber Reinsurance Committee.

Davis (pictured below) joined Guy Carpenter in 2018. She most recently served as managing director and leader of the company’s North America Cyber Center of Excellence. She has more than 20 years of experience in the cyber reinsurance market and has played a central role in the development of Guy Carpenter’s strategic approach in the sector.

Guy Carpenter has also announced the appointments of Jess Fung as managing director and North American cyber analytics lead and Rebecca Ruddy as senior vice president in the North American cyber team. Fung most recently served as executive vice president at Willis Re, leading its West Coast actuarial team, and head of analytics for its professional liability segment and global cyber practice group. Ruddy joins the company from Aon Reinsurance Solutions, where she served as a director and reinsurance treaty broker and a member of the firm’s global cyber practice group.

“At Guy Carpenter, we have built our reputation in the cyber arena on our ability to develop solutions for our clients that combine the breadth of expertise within our team, the technology that we bring and the depth of analytical insight that we offer,” Boyce said. “By appointing Erica and Anthony as our global heads of cyber and bringing the scope of our cyber capabilities together in a single, globally unified team, we believe we can offer the market a truly exceptional suite of services and solutions.”

“The speed at which the cyber threat landscape is developing demands the highest level of knowledge and experience to ensure that risk transfer solutions are evolving at pace,” Garland said. “As our cyber team grows, we are continuing to deliver unmatched expertise and insight to help our clients around the world address the multiple cyber challenges they face.”

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