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MMC Named ’Best Place To Work’ By The Human Rights Campaign Foundation


Company Receives Perfect Rating on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index

NEW YORK — Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) today announced that it has received a 100 percent rating in the 2009 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

The Corporate Equality Index is the Foundation’s annual report card, rating employers on their treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, consumers and investors, using a scale from 0 to 100 percent. The top-rated businesses are recognized on HRC’s Best Places to Work list.

“We are honored to receive a perfect rating in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index,” said Kathryn Komsa, Vice President of MMC Global Human Resources. “This recognition underscores MMC’s commitment to being a diverse and inclusive organization.”

About Marsh & McLennan Companies
MMC is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. It is the parent company of a number of the world’s leading risk experts and specialty consultants, including Marsh, the insurance broker and risk advisor; Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of HR and related financial advice and services; Oliver Wyman, the management consultancy; and Kroll, the risk consulting firm. With more than 55,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $11 billion, MMC provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 100 countries. Its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) is listed on the New York, Chicago and London stock exchanges. MMC’s website address is

About the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Through research, educational efforts and outreach, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation encourages gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans to live their lives openly and seeks to change the hearts and minds of Americans to the side of equality. The HRC Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(3) organization.

For more information on the 2009 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit


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