Willis Group Holdings Ltd., announced two senior appointments strengthening its operations in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
Chris Engstrom, formerly CEO of the Seattle office, has been promoted to Regional Executive Officer of the Pacific Northwest Region; this includes Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. Willis concurrently announced that Chuck Leinas, formerly senior vice president, has been promoted to CEO of the Seattle office.
In his new capacity, Engstrom is charged with growing Willis’ operations throughout the area. This includes identifying potential acquisitions, recruiting talented individuals and teams and assisting producers with organic growth tools.
Leinas’ new responsibilities include driving the sales culture, building recruit and prospect pipelines and ensuring that the full strength of Willis’ global resources are brought to bear for clients.