Willis Group Holdings plc to Feature Global Platform of Risk Solutions at RIMS 2013

Willis Group Holdings plc to Feature Global Platform of Risk Solutions at RIMS
2013

Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisor and insurance
broker, today announced its program for the upcoming Risk & Insurance
Management Society's (RIMS) 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Los
Angeles, CA, April 21-24.

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Willis Group
Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisor and insurance broker, today
announced its program for the upcoming Risk & Insurance Management Society's
(RIMS) 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Los Angeles, CA, April 21-24.
A key industry event, the RIMS Conference brings together thousands of risk
professionals in a unique format for educational, networking and business
opportunities.

Willis' theme for RIMS 2013 is "Being Best Where it Matters Most: A Global
Perspective," to reflect Willis' deep industry expertise in a range of
industries and sectors across the globe.

The Willis Booth (#521) in the exhibition hall will feature a variety of
innovative solutions and resources from across Willis' platform through
interactive product demos, published industry reports and thought leadership,
including the latest edition of Resilience Magazine. Visitors will have the
opportunity to meet with Willis senior leadership and key country managers
from Willis' international network.

Willis subject matter experts representing key industries and segments will
also be available, including property, casualty, health care, real estate,
construction, professional liability, cyber, terrorism, marine, energy,
financial institutions, environmental, human capital, captives, claims
advocacy and members of the Willis placement team.

Over a dozen product demonstrations will be held at the Willis Booth. These
presentations will feature a variety of recently launched solutions from
Willis including Alert: 24, WillisCaptus and WillPLACE; as well as established
offerings that have proven effective in the marketplace, including DataWize,
PatentWize and PRISM. For a complete list of product demonstrations and
descriptions, visit http://www.willis.com/events/rims/booth.html.

RIMS educational sessions will be lead by a variety of Willis experts,
including:

  *Loss Forecasting for Beginners (FIN100): Steven Sachs, Director Real
    Estate and Hotel Practice, Willis North America
  *Financial Services Industry (IND114): Tracy Jurusik, FINEX North America,
    Willis North America
  *Healthcare Industry (IND104): James O'Dell, Health Care Practice, Willis
    North America
  *Think Outside the Black Box of Cat Modeling (RMG304): Steven Sachs,
    Director Real Estate and Hotel Practice, Willis North America and David
    Finnis, National Property Practice Leader, Willis North America
  *Casino Industry (IND108): Christian Ryan, Senior Vice President, Willis of
    Texas
  *Real Estate Industry - Current Risk Management Issues and Developing
    Trends (IND 113): Steven Sachs, Director Real Estate and Hotel Practice,
    Willis North America
  *Selecting and Working with a Broker (RMG102): Tim Carlson, Senior Vice
    President, Willis of California
  *Up For Sale - Your Company is Being Sold and Your CEO is Being Sued
    (RMG300): John Connolly, FINEX North America, Willis North America
  *Best Practices in International Claims Management (RIMS thought leadership
    forum): Tanja Maffei, International Practice, Willis North America

As an alternative to the exhibition hall, the Willis Hub will be available to
RIMS delegates, and will serve as a casual place to meet and network with the
Willis team. The Willis Hub is conveniently located in the Platinum Ballroom
(2nd floor) of the J.W. Marriott L.A. Live Hotel. The Willis "Big Event," an
open cocktail reception, will be held Monday, April 22, in the Platinum
Ballroom, opposite the Willis Hub.

"We are excited to engage with the Risk & Insurance Management Society's
community of risk professionals and showcase Willis' global platform of
solutions," said Todd Jones, President, Willis North America. "For firms
operating in the global economy today, the risk landscape continues to evolve
- as new and emerging risks from cyber, social media and reputational risk
combine with natural catastrophes and political risk - to highlight how
unpredictable the world can be. Willis is committed to delivering bespoke and
innovative solutions to ensure our clients have the right protections in place
wherever business takes them."

Willis will be broadcasting its RIMS participation via social media. Visitors
can follow coverage via Twitter @WillisGroup and on our blog, WillisWire. For
more information on Willis at RIMS, visit
http://www.willis.com/events/rims/index.html.

About Willis

Willis Group Holdings plc is a leading global risk advisor, insurance and
reinsurance broker. With roots dating to 1828, Willis operates today on every
continent with more than 17,000 employees in over 400 offices. Willis offers
its clients superior expertise, teamwork, innovation and market-leading
products and professional services in risk management and transfer. Our
experts rank among the world's leading authorities on analytics, modelling and
mitigation strategies at the intersection of global commerce and extreme
events. Find more information at our website, http://www.willis.com, our
leadership journal, Resilience (http://resilience.willis.com), or our
up-to-the-minute blog on breaking news, WillisWire (http://blog.willis.com).
Across geographies, industries and specialisms, Willis provides its local and
multinational clients with resilience for a risky world.

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CONTACT: Willis Group Services Limited
         Colleen McCarthy
         Colleen.McCarthy@Willis.com
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