Marsh COO William Pieroni on Managing Global Teams

Describing his advice as “formalized common sense,” William Pieroni, chief operations officer at Marsh, shared his tactics for managing global teams with students at the Yale School of Management on October 29. Pieroni spoke as a guest of Yale SOM’s Human Capital Club.

A global leader in insurance broking and risk management, Marsh has 25,000 employees based in 150 countries around the world. In his role, Pieroni said, he creates and implements strategies that promote the company’s goals, while remaining respectful of cultural differences in diverse offices.