Willis Towers Watson News

Zacharopoulos to Lead Willis Towers Watson’s Midwest Financial Institutions Unit

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Thomas Zacharopoulos as Midwest leader for its Financial Institutions Industry group. Zacharopoulos will be responsible for business development and delivering the full scope of the company’s distinctive financial institution capabilities to its corporate risk and …

Willis Towers Watson Names Bernstein as Head of Broking, Great Britain

Clyde Bernstein has been appointed as the head of Broking – Great Britain (GB), for Willis Towers Watson’s Corporate Risk and Broking division. He reports jointly to Philip Smaje, global head of Broking, and Alastair Swift, head of Corporate Risk …

Puetz to Lead Willis Towers Watson’s Corporate Risk Business in Missouri, Kansas

Willis Towers Watson has appointed John Puetz as corporate risk and broking (CRB) segment leader for the Missouri/Kansas market. Puetz will be responsible for driving the overall CRB growth strategy, value proposition and CRB talent acquisition in the Missouri and …

Complex Solvency II Reporting Puts Off Insurer Investors: Willis Towers Watson

The insurance sector is at risk of being further marginalized by investors because performance reporting has become more complicated as a result of Solvency II, according to a report published jointly by Autonomous Research and Willis Towers Watson. Based on …

London Market Group Re-Appoints Aubert as Chairman

The London Market Group (LMG) announced the re-appointment of Nicolas Aubert, head of Great Britain for Willis Towers Watson, as its chair. The last 12 months has seen progress across all LMG’s workstreams, including market modernization work, including the launch …

Willis Updates ‘Unify’ Platform in Response to New Solvency II Challenges

Willis Towers Watson has released an updated version of “Unify,” the systems integration and workflow platform. Unify 2.0 introduces new features in response to the tightening of reporting timescales under Solvency II, which continue to pressure insurers to process vast …

ILS Market Continues Growth Trend in Q1 2017: Willis Towers Watson

Non-life insurance-linked securities (ILS) capital grew again in Q1 2017, continuing the trend from 2016, according to the latest ILS Market Update from Willis Towers Watson Securities, the investment banking business of Willis Towers Watson. Following a strong Q4 2016, …

Willis Towers Watson Names Peiser Head of Broking North America

Global insurance broker and consultant Willis Towers Watson has named Joe Peiser as head of Broking, North America. Peiser will be responsible for the company’s broking strategy in North America, working with the insurance carriers to obtain the best markets, …

Aon, JLT, Marsh, UIB, Willis Investigated by UK Regulator over Aviation Broking

Britain’s financial watchdog is investigating five insurance brokers over information-sharing on aviation insurance, the companies said, in one of the first cases of its kind by the watchdog. Aon, Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT), Marsh , UIB and Willis Towers Watson …

Industry’s International Diversity & Inclusion Festival to Be Held Sept. 26-28

The insurance industry’s third annual diversity and inclusion festival, called Dive In, will be held Sept. 26-28 at events across the globe. Marsh, Willis Towers Watson, XL Catlin and Aon are continuing their year-on-year support of the festival and will …