Global broker Willis Group Holdings Limited held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today at the School of Risk Management at St. John’s University in New York City.
At the meeting, stockholders re-elected the following persons as directors: Joseph J. Plumeri, Gordon M. Bethune, William W. Bradley, Joseph A. Califano Jr., Perry Golkin, Paul M. Hazen, Wendy E. Lane, James F. McCann, and Douglas B. Roberts to the Board of Directors. Newly elected Board members were Eric G. Friberg, Sir Roy Gardner and The Rt. Hon. Sir Jeremy Hanley, KCMG. All will serve until the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders or until their respective successors are elected or appointed.
Stockholders also re-appointed Deloitte & Touche as auditors until the close of the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and authorized the Audit Committee on behalf the Board of Directors to fix the auditors remuneration.
In remarks to shareholders, Chairman and CEO Plumeri reviewed the Company’s five year track record defined by creating shareholder value, building a sales culture, and growing market share. “Our vision and our goal remain unaltered from when we set out on this mission five years ago – build a great company providing steady and sustainable long-term growth,” he stated.