Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has created a new senior executive Global Head of Sales role, to bring its sales activities under one leadership, and hired Jeffrey Livingston from Willis Re to fill it.
Livingston has a long career in insurance and reinsurance, with over 30 years of industry experience most recently gained as Vice Chair, North America at rival Willis Re.
His career in reinsurance began at Sedgwick Re, after which he moved to Willis Re in 1998, moving from Vice President to Executive Vice President in 2005.
Livingston then joined Marsh and became its Director of Portfolio Solutions, moving back to the reinsurance side in 2017 at Willis Re.
Livingston will report to Peter Hearn, President and CEO of Guy Carpenter in the new Global Head of Sales role.
The position will see him taking responsibility for leading all of Guy Carpenter’s sales activities, as well as developing commercial strategies to help the reinsurance brokers’ clients realise their business growth goals.
Commenting on the news, Hearn said, “Demand for reinsurance solutions continues to grow as they become an increasingly strategic component of effective capital management. We have created the position of Global Head of Sales to ensure that we are delivering the best of Guy Carpenter to our clients and prospects across the globe. Jeffrey is an outstanding industry professional with an innate ability to understand clients’ needs. I am confident that he will excel in this role and will further enhance our ability to deliver more dynamic and impactful solutions to our clients.”