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MarshBerry is pleased to announce the hiring of Gerard Vecchio who joins the company as Senior Vice President, working specifically with the Insurance Services Division of MarshBerry.  Gerard’s responsibilities include providing strategic and operational consulting services to specialty insurance distributors, insurance carriers and outsourced service providers within the insurance industry.

“We are excited to have Gerard join MarshBerry as we continue to build our division dedicated to managing general agents, managing general underwriters, program administrators, carriers and wholesalers.  We feel that Gerard’s experience in this area enables our team to help increase the value we offer to these clients through our multitude of financial and strategic services,” said John Wepler, Chairman and Chief Executive officer of Marsh, Berry and Company, Inc.

Gerard has nearly 30 years of experience within the insurance industry where he has gained knowledge related to being a private equity investor in, board member of, and advisor to insurance distributors, underwriters and service and technology providers. Through his career, Gerard has worked as a Director with approximately a dozen insurance companies, financial services and healthcare service firms, including two publicly-traded entities. Prior to joining MarshBerry, Gerard was a Director in the Insurance Research Group at Conning, Inc. While there, he was responsible for providing strategic consulting and producing proprietary research related to the property-casualty insurance industry.  Areas of focus included property and casualty distribution, workers’ compensation, commercial auto, and outsourced insurance services.  Most recently, Gerard was Chief Financial Officer and head of Business Development at Distinguished Insurance Services where he was responsible for sourcing, financing and integrating insurance broker acquisitions

Prior to Conning, Inc., Gerard was a partner with Century Capital Partners (now Century Equity Partners), a private equity firm focused on insurance and financial services. Gerard started his insurance private equity career at Conning Capital Partners, where he spent 12 years investing in privately-held carriers, brokers and insurance services firms.

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