Walsh's appointment is effective December 3rd; he will report directly to Chief Financial Officer J. Michael Bischoff. Walsh joins Marsh & McLennan Companies from Citi, where he spent 13 years as an equity research analyst, covering the insurance sector. Most recently, Walsh was responsible for coverage and analysis of 21 publicly-traded P/C insurance brokers and underwriters.
'Keith's focus on the insurance and professional services industries, coupled with his keen understanding of our Company and deep financial acumen, make him an ideal choice to lead our investor relations efforts', said Bischoff.
Walsh began his career as a research associate at Smith Barney (then a unit of Citigroup) in 1999. He holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business and a BS in Marketing/Management from the University at Albany-SUNY.