Willis Group Holdings, a global insurance broker, has appointed K.J. Wagner to regional partner, and president and CEO of Willis of Arizona, Inc., effective immediately. Wagner’s responsibilities will include leading the Arizona and Nevada operations and production team.
Wagner brings 17 years of experience with him to the position, in which he worked on designing, marketing and servicing property and casualty insurance programs for national and international clients. As a significant contributor to Willis’ success, Wagner is a member of the company’s prestigious Exceptional Producer Council.
“Willis is excited about the tremendous growth potential in the Southwest,” said Paul Gibbs, national partner, and president and CEO of Willis Insurance Services of California, Inc. “There is a very strong team environment and a focused strategy. With continued investment and K.J.’s strong leadership skills, Arizona and Nevada will continue to grow and produce outstanding results.”
Since 1999, Wagner has served as executive vice president for the Arizona operations of Willis Group Holdings. Prior to joining Willis, Wagner spent eight years with Marsh. He received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Arizona State University and is an active member of the Fiesta Bowl Committee.
Through its global team of approximately 16,000 associates serving clients in some 190 countries, Willis Group Holdings Limited provides professional insurance, reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting and actuarial services to corporations, public entities and institutions around the world. Willis has more than 300 offices in some 100 countries.
Source: The Willis Group