Marsh Broker Mike Gaudet Recognized as a 2019 Utilities Power Broker

Topics: Utilities

Mike Gaudet, RPLU
Managing Director
Marsh, Philadelphia

Mike Gaudet, Managing Director, Marsh

“Mike has helped us tackle a very difficult and unusual cyber situation whereby we operate another company that is a public entity in another state,” said one insurance and risk manager about Mike Gaudet.

“Most coverages are purchased entirely separate for this entity per our operating agreement. However, we were at a loss for how best to handle this convergence of ownership, operations and systems when it came to the IT operations of the entity.

“Mike worked with our senior leadership,” the manager continued, “the public entity’s senior leadership, and ultimately the insurance carriers to create a clear understanding of how this exposure could be addressed and to make sure there were not any insurance gaps for cyber.

“With a dedicated sublimit for the public entity’s exposure and an endorsement detailing the coverage itself, both companies were happy.”

Another insurance director reported that “Mike worked to improve our cyber form, adding new coverage. We are a regulated utility that makes frequent use of the industry mutuals. He also got all three insurers to work together to move from a tower to a pro-rata share of our coverage.”

A third client took a different approach to its renewal, opting to move from a layered insurance tower to a quota-share program.

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