Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, announced today the appointment of Danette Jones as Construction Practice Leader for its Southwest Partnership as part of its continued efforts to aggressively target emerging opportunities in the construction industry.
Ms. Jones brings 16 years of construction risk management experience to Marsh. She joins from Aon, where she worked with a wide variety of construction clients, including large contractors and complex owner and contractor controlled insurance programs.
Prior to Aon, Ms. Jones served as a casualty account manager at Sedgwick James of California. Ms. Jones will be based in Los Angeles and will report to Kris Davis, Southwest Partnership leader. Marsh’s Southwest Partnership includes offices in Los Angeles, Newport Beach, San Diego, Phoenix, and Las Vegas.
“Danette’s energy and experience make her the ideal choice to lead and grow our Southwest Construction Practice,” said Mr. Davis. “Her expertise will be invaluable to Marsh’s clients as they look to address numerous risk management opportunities in these challenging times.”
“We’re delighted to welcome Danette as we continue our efforts to build the industry’s best construction practice in the U.S. and around the world,” said Michael Anderson, President of Marsh’s U.S. Construction Practice.
Marsh’s U.S. Construction Practice provides construction risk management consulting and insurance placement on more than 300 projects, comprising over $85 billion in hard construction costs. Marsh serves the spectrum of participants in the construction sector, providing a broad rang of risk management and insurance services.