Willis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings, the global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker, has appointed Jeff Turner as managing partner at Willis of Texas Inc.
Turner will be responsible for Willis’s Houston operations, leading a team of nearly 100 insurance and risk management professionals. He will focus on business development and expanding Willis’s footprint in the marketplace. In addition, he will work to align resources from across Willis’s global platform to deliver the best risk management solutions and services to local clients. He will report to KJ Wagner, national partner – West Region, Willis North America.
Turner has 19 years of experience in the insurance industry. He joined Willis in 2012 and most recently served as senior vice president and producer in Willis’s New York Metro office. Before joining Willis, Turner held prominent roles at the Texas-based insurance broker, Higginbotham, and also Bridge Insurance Partners LLC.
Willis of Texas consists of roughly 260 associates serving national and local client from its offices in Houston, Dallas and Austin.