Sullivan Leaving Willis in May; Hearn to Lead Global Solutions Unit

February 15, 2013

Willis Group Holdings plc announced that Martin Sullivan, the Group’s Deputy Chairman and Chairman and CEO of the Willis Global Solutions unit, “will be leaving the firm in May of 2013, after a transition, to pursue other interests.”

The announcement said that “following Sullivan’s departure, Willis Group’s corporate governance will be streamlined to include the CEO, Deputy CEO and Non-Executive Chairman, supported by the Willis Group Operating Committee.”

Newly-installed Group CEO Dominic Casserley said: “Martin joined Willis as our Deputy Chairman at a time when we were determined to establish a deeper penetration among the world’s largest accounts.

“We are grateful for Martin’s service to our firm and the success that he and his team have enjoyed, and we intend to carry it forward.”

The bulletin also noted that “Deputy CEO Steve Hearn, in his role as CEO of Willis Global, will lead the Global Solutions unit, building on the many accomplishments that the unit has achieved since its launch in 2010.”

Source: Willis Group Holdings plc

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