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Michael Cherkasky

In October, after Marsh & McLennan Cos.'s insurance scandal broke and CEO Jeffrey Greenberg was ousted, the financial-services giant tapped Michael G. Cherkasky, 54, to head up the recovery effort. Cherkasky's challenge is huge: Restoring the $12 billion conglomerate's reputation and shoring up its finances.