Global (re)insurance broker Marsh has appointed Anthony Gruppo as the new CEO of Jelf and leader of its wider UK & Ireland Commercial and Consumer client segment.
Gruppo, who will report to Chris Lay, CEO of Marsh UK & Ireland will take up the position in May and will be based in London. He will be taking the place of Phil Barton who is leaving with immediate effect to pursue other opportunities.
He has 30 years’ experience and has held a variety of senior roles, most recently as Northeast Regional CEO of Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) in the U.S. He is also the author of six books focused on leadership and personal development.
In his new role, Gruppo will oversee Jelf’s UK-wide network of 68 offices that provide insurance broking, risk management, and employee benefits solutions to individuals and businesses as well as the firm’s insurance broker networks.
Lay, CEO of Marsh UK & Ireland commented: “With his strong track record of delivering value to clients in our fast-growing US-based MMA business, I am excited to welcome Anthony to lead our UK commercial and consumer team. His experience and dynamism will help us strengthen and enhance our offering throughout the Jelf network.”
Gruppo added: “Across the UK, individuals and companies of all sizes are grappling with unprecedented challenges as they seek to strengthen their risk resilience in uncertain times. With its strong commitment to being the UK’s leading community-based advisory business, I am excited to lead the Jelf team as it delivers the innovative and practical solutions that will enable our clients to manage these risks effectively and thrive.”