Willis China Unveils New Leadership Team to Drive Expansion

Willis Group Holdings plc, the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, has announced a group of internal promotions and moves to strengthen the Willis China leadership team.

Mitchell Ma has been appointed as chairman of Willis China. Ma has been chief executive officer of Willis China since it was founded in 2004. As chairman he will focus on the growth and development of the business towards its goal to become the largest risk adviser and insurance broker in China

Lincoln Pan has been named as the new CEO of Willis China. Pan and his family will move to the Willis China headquarters in Shanghai from Hong Kong, where he was executive director of Willis Hong Kong. He will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the operations and work on the future strategy and business development.

Wise Xu has been appointed as deputy CEO of Willis China, with a focus on the management of specialist business units, placement and the Beijing operations. Xu is one of the founding members of Willis China.

All the changes take effect from January 26 and are subject to regulatory approval. Willis China has a network of 22 offices, almost 400 staff, and is an increasingly significant business in the portfolio of Willis International, which covers territories outside the US and UK.

Source: Willis Group Holdings