Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC) today held its annual
meeting of shareholders, at which the Company announced that its Board
of Directors has voted to increase the Company’s quarterly cash dividend
by 5 percent to $.23 per share on outstanding common stock. The dividend
is payable on August 15, 2012 to shareholders of record on July 11, 2012.
Marsh & McLennan Companies also announced that shareholders re-elected
the entire slate of 2012 director nominees for a one-year term expiring
at next year's annual meeting. They are: Zachary W. Carter, Brian
Duperreault, Oscar Fanjul, H. Edward Hanway, Elaine La Roche, Lord Lang,
Steven A. Mills, Bruce P. Nolop, Marc D. Oken, Morton O. Schapiro, Adele
Simmons, Lloyd M. Yates and R. David Yost.
In further business at the annual meeting, shareholders ratified the
selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent
registered public accounting firm for 2012, and approved, by nonbinding
vote, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
An audio webcast of the Marsh & McLennan Companies 2012 annual meeting
can be accessed at www.mmc.com.
About Marsh & McLennan Companies
MARSH & McLENNAN COMPANIES (NYSE: MMC) is a global team of professional
services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of
risk, strategy and human capital. MARSH
is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management; GUY
CARPENTER is a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance
intermediary services; MERCER
is a global leader in human resource consulting and related services;
WYMAN is a global leader in management consulting. Marsh & McLennan
Companies’ 53,000 colleagues worldwide provide analysis, advice and
transactional capabilities to clients in more than 100 countries. The
Company prides itself on being a responsible corporate citizen and
making a positive impact in the communities in which it operates. Visit www.mmc.com
for more corporate information, or www.PartneringImpact.com
to learn more about the Company’s world-class capabilities and its
solutions to the complex problems enterprises face today.