Today Marsh announced the appointment of Michael Tarling as Senior Adviser in the Aviation Practice of Marsh JLT Specialty.

In this newly created role, Mr. Tarling will deliver senior client engagement and risk advisory services to Marsh JLT Specialty’s aviation clients globally. Based in Chicago, Mr. Tarling reports to Garrett Hanrahan, US Aviation Practice Leader, Marsh JLT Specialty.

Mr. Tarling, who was previously employed by Marsh from 2005-2011, has worked in the insurance industry for over four decades, specializing in aviation and aerospace insurance, risk management, and claims. Most recently, he was Assistant Treasurer, Risk Management and Insurance, at The Boeing Company, a position he held for eight years.

Commenting on Mr. Tarling’s appointment, Garrett Hanrahan said: “The global aviation industry is experiencing a significant period of change, driven by the need for greater operating efficiencies, environmental sustainability, and the emergence of new markets.

“With the addition of Michael’s deep industry knowledge and extensive experience both as a client and broker, we are well positioned to help our aviation clients globally address the complex range of opportunities and threats they now face.”

Mr. Tarling added: “I’m delighted to be returning to Marsh; the firm has earned an excellent reputation for delivering industry-leading solutions to the global aviation sector. I look forward to working with Garrett and the Marsh JLT Specialty team, as we continue to provide clients with the high-quality service they require.”