Marsh, an insurance broker and risk advisor, has appointed Scott Hull, and Karen Reutter to its US Construction Practice, in order to address the challenging risk issues facing the construction industry.

Hull has been appointed as new managing director in Birmingham, Alabama, while Karen Reutter as senior vice president in Minneapolis.

As a managing director, Hull will be responsible for expanding the firm’s construction business in the southeast. In addition, he also has been named Birmingham office head, with responsibility for overseeing operations of the entire office.

Hull has nearly 20 years of contract and commercial surety construction experience. He will join Marsh from Willis of Alabama, where he served as a senior vice president and construction team leader.

Reutter will be responsible for client service, program design, and driving business development locally and regionally. She also will be a member of Marsh’s national residential construction team.

Reutter has more than 20 years of experience in insurance and risk management, primarily in the construction sector.

Reutter will join Marsh from Aon, where she was a senior vice president in the firm’s construction services group. Prior to that, she held several national positions within the construction insurance industry, both as an underwriter and as a broker.