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Willis Towers Watson Launches Active Shooter Program for Senior Living Facilities

Willis Towers Watson has introduced an Active Shooter/Armed Intruder Readiness Program for senior living communities. The Active Shooter/Armed Intruder Readiness Program is designed to help senior living communities plan for, respond to and recover from active shooter events. Organizations can …

Willis Towers Watson: Hurricane Harvey Could Upend Commercial Insurance Prices

Hurricane Harvey could upend a trend of nearly flat commercial insurance prices that has continued since 2015, Willis Towers Watson said in its latest industry survey. “Insurers are bracing for a significant volume of complex commercial property claims, as well …

Willis Towers Watson Hires Pipala in New York

Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking and solutions company, has hired Tom Pipala as client advocate in its real estate and hospitality practice, which is part of its corporate risk and broking business. Based in New York, Pipala will …

EY, Maersk and Microsoft Create Blockchain-Based Marine Insurance Platform

Consultancy EY, data security firm Guardtime, Microsoft and ship operator Maersk have joined to build a blockchain-based marine insurance platform that will be the first real-world use of the nascent technology in the shipping industry. EY and Guardtime said the …

Willis Towers Watson Taps USI’s Campbell in Missouri

Willis Towers Watson has appointed John Campbell corporate risk and broking market leader and construction leader for St. Louis, Mo. Campbell will be responsible for driving the overall CRB growth strategy, value proposition and talent acquisition efforts in the region. …

ILS Issuance in Q2 Breaks New Record at $6.3B: Willis Towers Watson

Non-life insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance reached a record-breaking $6.3 billion in Q2 2017, continuing the trend from the first quarter of the year, according to a report by Willis Towers Watson Securities, the investment banking business of Willis Towers Watson. …

Q2 Insurtech Funding Rises to $1B: Willis Towers Watson/CB Insights Report

Insurtech funding volume hovered close to $1 billion in the 2017 second quarter, a result nearly 150 percent larger than the same period a year ago, according to a quarterly report on the sector from Willis Towers Watson and CB …

Willis Towers Watson Announces New Leadership for North America Brokerage Unit

Global insurance broker Willis Towers Watson has made several senior appointments in its North America Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) business. Mark Rusas has been appointed CRB Northeast region leader, where he will be responsible for growth strategy and talent …

Kent to Become Willis Re’s Global CEO when Cavanagh Retires

Willis Re announced that James Kent, the current deputy global CEO, will succeed John Cavanagh when he retires from his position as global CEO in December 2017. Kent joined Willis Re in 2004 and has served as the global deputy …

Willis Towers Watson Makes 4 Senior Appointments in North America Corporate Risk Unit

Global insurance broker and risk consultant Willis Towers Watson has made a series of regional senior appointments across its Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) segment in North America. The following individuals will be responsible for driving the overall CRB growth …