Willis North America named Linda Leigh Long regional placement officer in its West region.
Long will lead a team insurance placement professionals across Willis’ West region, which includes operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. She will oversee roughly $2 billion of insurance premiums placed into the marketplace on behalf of Willis’ clients. Long will report to Matt Keeping, chief placement officer of Willis North America, and Bill Creedon, national partner of the West region.
Prior to this appointment Long served as senior vice president and global placement officer for Willis’ Southern California operations. Long joined Willis in 2001. Her career in insurance has also included leadership roles at Insureon Inc., and Golden Pacific Insurance Services Inc.
Willis North America is a unit of Willis Group Holdings, a global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker. Willis has more than 17,000 employees in more than 400 offices.