Marsh, a business unit of Marsh & McLennan Cos., Has promoted Hamish Roberts to global leader in renewable energy in the Marsh JLT Specialty, with effect from January 1st.
Mr. Roberts, currently power manager of Marsh JLT Specialty, served as CEO of Aon PLC's Global Power Unit from 2008 to 2014.
He will remain in London and report to Andrew George, Global Commander, Energy and Power, Marsh JLT Specialty, the broker said in a statement Thursday.
In the newly created role, Mr Roberts will develop new services and products to support the global renewable energy industry.
He will lead a global team of more than 100 people, led regionally by Michael Kolodner in the United States; Martin Beck in Asia; Joanne Silberberg in Canada; Jane Smith in Australia; Darren Popham of Great Britain; Mark Walshaw in the Middle East and Africa; Maria Arana in Continental Europe; and PauloCelso Mantovani in Latin America.
Mr. George said in the statement that Marsh has invested "significantly" in expanding specialist capacity and geographic reach to support customers in renewable energy and power.