Headquarters Address: 1166 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, USA
GWP: $14 billion (according to 2018 annual report)
Size (employees): 2,000+
Global Locations: UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Bermuda, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Poland, Russia, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, China, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong SAR, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan
Underwriting Expertise: Insurance, reinsurance, risk management, enterprise risk management, capital management, capital markets, market intelligence, and predictive analytics
Key People: President and CEO: Peter Hearn
About Guy Carpenter
Guy Carpenter & Company LLC is a risk and reinsurance specialist business of Marsh & McLennan, with more than 60 offices worldwide. It provides reinsurance broking, data & analytics, and strategic advisory services to help customers to adapt to emerging opportunities and achieve profitable growth.
Guy Carpenter’s reinsurance broking business helps clients to solve unique and complex risk management challenges by delivering in-depth market knowledge and efficient transactions in relevant geographies.
The strategic advisory team predicts and addresses emerging business risks and opportunities. It provides integrated solutions for significant areas of expertise such as risk, growth, capital, and insight.
The GC Analytics team helps clients to translate a large amount of data into actionable business intelligence to minimize risk while gaining competitive advantage through quantitative analysis, advanced catastrophe modelling and investigation, development actuarial and financial tools, and analytics advisory.
History of Guy Carpenter
Guy Carpenter founded his company in 1922 then proposed a merger with cotton insurance brokers Henry W. Marsh and Donald R. McLennan a year later.
Throughout the years, Guy Carpenter & Company LLC has delivered a combination of broking expertise, strategic advisory, and data & analytics services to help clients solve complex risk management challenges and achieve profitable growth.
The company became the first integrated analysis platform to support customers’ reinsurance and capital decisions. It is also the first to provide an analytic solution to manage potential risk accumulation in personal accident portfolios and an analytic tool that assesses the profitability of policies and entire portfolios.
Leadership at Guy Carpenter
Peter Hearn – President and CEO
Hearn is the president and chief executive officer of Guy Carpenter and a member of the Marsh & McLennan Companies executive committee. He has served numerous senior leadership roles throughout his career, mostly at Willis Re.
He joined Willis Re as a senior vice president in January 1994 to lead its Philadelphia office then stepped up to the eastern regional manager role in October 1994, executive vice president in 1997, and the president of Willis Re in 2002. He eventually served as the company’s global CEO from 2005 to March 2011 until he became the global chairman of Willis Re from March 2011 to June 2015.
Culture at Guy Carpenter
Guy Carpenter promotes diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Its Women LEAD (Leadership, Excellence, Action, Development) employee resource group collaborates with clients and various associations to provide networking opportunities for women to discuss workplace diversity. Meanwhile, the company’s annual US Women in (Re)insurance Survey gathers well-informed views regarding the issue.