Willis Group Holdings has announced the appointment of Carla D’Andre as Executive VP of Global Sales and Marketing to lead the Group’s newly formed Global Corporate Practice.
Prior to joining Willis, she was Managing Director at Aon Risk Services of New York. D’Andre has 30 years of insurance experience in retail broking and (re)insurance, “to meet the complex insurance and risk management needs of global corporations,” the bulletin indicated.
“As the pace of globalization continues to quicken, multinational corporations are facing increasingly complex risks across geographies with varying socio-economic and commercial characteristics,” said the announcement. “Carla and Group associates will serve these companies by utilizing the global resources of Willis to provide innovative risk solutions meeting and supporting our clients’ evolving business operations.”
Chris London, Global Sales and Marketing Director commented: “Willis has a long-standing history in serving the complex needs of multinational corporations through our worldwide network offices and Willis Risk Solutions, our Large Account Practice. Carla’s understanding the world’s largest corporations’ insurance and risk management evolving issues will position Willis to become the leading global insurance broker serving these firms through our Global Client Advocacy service model and One Flag culture.”
Chairman and CEO Joe Plumeri added: “Carla’s arrival demonstrates again Willis’ ability to attract the best talent in the industry and our commitment to serving the needs of the world’s largest corporations.”