Marsh US Consumer, a broker and administrator of affinity insurance and membership product programs, has appointed Rob Shestack as the new head of sales for employer benefits.

Mr Shestack joins Marsh from The Trion Group, where he was national practice leader of voluntary benefits. Prior to Trion, he was a senior vice president at Universe Workplace Benefits. He was also president and COO of Ameriflex, a third party administrator of spending accounts.

In addition to his responsibilities at Marsh, Mr Shestack is also president of Workplace Benefits Association.

Don Cahalan, president of Marsh US Consumer Employer Benefits, said: “Rob Shestack brings a strong understanding of employer benefits and a proven track record in developing talent, establishing client and partner relationships, and placing premium.”

Rob McGinnis, CEO and president of Marsh US Consumer, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Rob to Marsh as we seek to achieve continued growth in the employer benefits industry.”