Based in Dallas, Mr. Hanrahan will report to Lucy Clarke, President, Marsh JLT Specialty.

In this role, Mr. Hanrahan oversees Marsh JLT Specialty’s Global Aviation Practice, which advises many of the world’s leading airlines, manufacturers, airports, and other leading industry players on their insurance and risk management programmes. The Global Aviation Practice brings together more than 300 specialists in over 20 offices worldwide.

Mr. Hanrahan joined Marsh in 2013 and has extensive experience in the global aviation industry having worked within the sector for over 25 years, most recently as US Head of Aviation for Marsh JLT Specialty.

Commenting on Mr. Hanrahan’s appointment, Ms. Clarke said: “Garrett is an outstanding expert in his field and we look forward to welcoming him to the role. On behalf of the business, we thank Simon for his enormous contribution and dedication over the last 35 years, and wish him a happy and fulfilling retirement.”

Mr. Hanrahan added: “The advent of new technologies, geopolitical concerns, the need for carbon-efficient travel, and the rising demand for greater global connectivity are just some of the major risk issues the global aviation sector now faces. By leveraging our unrivalled expertise, our clients can boost their resilience, manage these risks more effectively, and continue to thrive. I look forward to leading our talented team of aviation risk and insurance specialists.”