Marsh Africa: Michelle Pienaar
Michelle Pienaar has been Chief Financial Officer of March Africa since August 2013.
Michelle Pienaar graduated from UNISA with a BCompt Honours in 1999. Her first job was as an article clerk for BDO Spencer Steward. In 2001 she became the Group Finance Manager at Alexander Forbes. She moved through the ranks until Marsh came calling in January 2012. Michelle left Alexander Forbes and took up a new post as Africa Head of Financial Planning and Analysis at Marsh. She was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2013.
2013 – Present Chief Financial Officer, Marsh
2012 – 2013 Africa: Head of Financial Planning & Analysis, Marsh
2012 – 2011 Group Financial Manager, Alexander Forbes Risk & Insurance Services
2008 – 2011 Financial Manager, Alexander Forbes Compensation Technologies
2001 – 2008 Group Financial Manager, Alexander Forbes Risk & Insurance
1998 – 2001 Article Clerk, BDO Spencer Steward, Pretoria
1998 – 1999 BCompt Honours & CTA, Accounting Sciences, UNISA
1995 – 1997 BCom, Accounting Sciences, University of Pretoria
About Marsh: Marsh specialises in insurance broking and risk management. They are found in 130 countries globally. They provide consulting, brokerage and claims advocacy services focused towards industry by leveraging data, technology and analytics. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & Mclennan Companies. There are more than 30 000 employees. The broking division of Marsh & McLennan Companies comprises Marsh and Guy Carpenter. In 2016 Marsh increased its revenue by 4% to $5.98 billion. Guy Carpenter’s revenue grew by 2% to R$1.14 billion.