SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 14(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
December 29, 2013
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
1166 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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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
Zachary W. Carter, a member of the Board of Directors of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (the "Company") since 2004, advised the Company on December 29, 2013 that he will resign from the Board effective January 17, 2014 and will not stand for re-election at the 2014 annual meeting. Mr. Carter's resignation comes on the announcement by New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio that he has named Mr. Carter his choice to be New York City’s corporation counsel, overseeing the New York City Law Department, which is responsible for all of the legal affairs of the City.
The Company is disclosing this information in accordance with Item 5.02(b) of Form 8-K.
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.
/s/ Luciana Fato
Deputy General Counsel &
Date: January 3, 2014