Plumeri Named Chief Executive, Chairman of Willis Group

The Willis Group, the world’s third largest insurance broker, has appointed Joseph J. Plumeri as chairman and chief executive, effective Oct. 15. Plumeri spent 32 years at Citigroup and its predecessor companies. He succeeds John Reeve, who is retiring from the company.

Plumeri will maintain offices in London, New York and at the company’s North American headquarters in Nashville. The Willis Group, formerly Willis Corroon, is a global risk management solutions provider and the world’s third largest insurance broker.

It has 235 offices with more than 12,500 employees, including associates, in 73 countries. Its clients include public and private companies and entities of all sizes as well as individuals, to which it provides a range of insurance and reinsurance products and services.