Willis Specialties Names Anderson, Dunlop, Wilkinson to Senior Posts

May 7, 2008

Willis Group Holdings has announced three senior appointments to its Global Specialties division. Keith Anderson will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Global Specialties, Nick Dunlop has been appointed as Sales Director for the division and Giles becomes Marketing Director.

Anderson joins Willis with 21 years financial services experience within global organizations. He previously worked at Aon UK where he was CFO of the UK Specialty and UK Retail Divisions. Anderson, a Chartered Accountant, began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has since held senior finance positions within Barclays plc, as well as taking International Finance Director roles with GE Capital and Lend Lease Corporation. Keith replaces Martin Whaley who is transferring to Willis’ Milan Office as the CFO for Continental Europe reporting to Flavio Piccolomini.

Dunlop has been with Willis for 26 years. Since 2002 he has been the North American Sales Director for Global Markets North America and then WNA London and Bermuda-focussed on developing business solutions for Willis North American customers using the Groups London, Bermuda and European resources. In addition to his responsibilities with Willis, Dunlop is a member of the Non-Marine Executive of the London Market Insurance Brokers’ Committee (LMBC).

Wilkinson has been with Willis since 1975 and has over 30 years of broking experience within the aviation market. In addition to his role as the Global Specialties Marketing Director, he will continue in his role as client advocate managing the portfolios of Japanese Aviation clients, serving as Chairman of Aerospace Japan.

Joe Trotti, CEO – Willis Global Specialties, welcomed the three men to their new positions, noting that they “bring considerable talent, resource and experience to our group.” He described the appointments as a further measure to “strengthen our Global Specialties Division,” and as an “integral step in supporting our strategic long-term plans. We look forward to driving the growth of our specialist expertise, resource and business across our retail office network globally.”

Source: Willis Group Holdings Limited – www.willis.com

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