MMC Marsh & McLennan Cos.
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)||April 29, 2020|
|Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.|
|(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)|
|1166 Avenue of the Americas,||New York,||NY||10036|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code||(212)||345-5000|
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of
Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
(e) On April 29, 2020, the Company entered into an agreement with Dominic Burke, Vice Chairman of the Company, to amend the terms of Mr. Burke’s employment letter to align with the standard terms of the Company’s executive compensation program. The amendment removes a single-trigger cash severance provision held over from Mr. Burke’s prior employment agreement with Jardine Lloyd Thompson plc, and provides that effective April 29, 2020, Mr. Burke will be eligible for severance payments and benefits solely pursuant to the terms of the Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Senior Executive Severance Pay Plan. The Company acquired Jardine Lloyd Thompson plc on April 1, 2019.
The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to Mr. Burke’s 2019 Letter Agreement and the 2020 Amendment, copies of which are attached hereto as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2, respectively, and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
10.1. Letter Agreement, effective as of July 1, 2019, between Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. and Dominic J. Burke
10.2. Amendment to Letter Agreement, effective as of April 29, 2020, between Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. and Dominic J. Burke
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|MARSH & McLENNAN COMPANIES, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Katherine J. Brennan|
|Name:||Katherine J. Brennan|
Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer &
Date: April 29, 2020
Exhibit No. Exhibit