Marsh today announced the appointment of Mark Walls as Workers’ Compensation Market Research Leader within its Workers’ Compensation Center of Excellence. In this newly created role, Mr. Walls will be responsible for developing market research, insight, and other content for Marsh colleagues, clients, and prospects on emerging issues, trends, regulatory, and other changes that affect the workers’ compensation market.
Mr. Walls brings to Marsh more than 20 years of experience in self-insured workers’ compensation claims handling, most recently serving as vice president-claims for Safety National. He is the founder and manager of the Work Comp Analysis Group on LinkedIn, the largest online discussion community dedicated exclusively to workers’ compensation issues, with more than 18,000 members. He is a frequent speaker on workers’ compensation issues at national conferences and is a regular contributor on workers’ compensation topics to multiple media outlets and trade journals.
Mr. Walls will be based in St. Louis and report to Christopher Flatt, Marsh’s Workers’ Compensation Center of Excellence Leader.
Commenting on Mr. Walls’ appointment, Mr. Flatt said: “I’m pleased to welcome Mark to Marsh. His experience and knowledge of the workers’ compensation market as well as his passion for client service will help provide our clients with invaluable market insights to help them stay ahead of emerging challenges and identify issues before they become problematic. Mark will play a key role in delivering the differentiated value that Marsh’s Workers’ Compensation Center of Excellence brings to our clients.”