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Last $43.37 USD
Change Today -0.66 / -1.50%
Volume 959.3K
WSH On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Frankfurt
As of 8:04 PM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Snapshot

Open
$43.82
Previous Close
$44.03
Day High
$44.06
Day Low
$43.30
52 Week High
04/15/15 - $49.96
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - $39.11
Market Cap
7.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.2M
EPS TTM
$2.32
Shares Outstanding
179.7M
EX-Date
09/28/15
P/E TM
18.7x
Dividend
$1.24
Dividend Yield
2.81%
Current Stock Chart for WILLIS GROUP HOLDINGS PLC (WSH)

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Details

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company provides insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and risk management consulting services worldwide. It provides services to aerospace clients, including aircraft manufacturers, air cargo handlers and shippers, airport managers, and other general aviation companies; and advisory services, such as claims recovery, contract and leasing risk management, safety services, and market information. The company also offers various insurance brokerage services, including property damage, offshore construction, liability, and control of well and pollution insurance to the energy industry; and marine insurance and reinsurance brokerage services, such as hull, cargo, and general marine liabilities. In addition, it offers brokerage for directors' and officers' insurance, as well as professional indemnity insurance for corporations, financial institutions, and professional firms; risk management advice and brokerage services to the construction industry; and specialist risk management, insurance, and reinsurance services to fine art, diamond, and jewelry businesses, as well as to armored car operators. Further, the company provides people risk solutions using a combination of risk management, kidnap and ransom, and personal accident services and products to meet the needs of corporations and private clients; services for horse racing and breeding industry, and the agri-business sector; and advice to companies involved in the insurance and reinsurance industry on mergers and acquisition transactions and capital markets products. Additionally, it offers health, welfare, and human resources consulting and brokerage services to commercial clients. The company serves clients located in approximately 120 countries, including multinational and middle-market companies, as well as public institutions and individual clients. Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company was founded in 1828 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

18,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/15
Founded in 1828

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Group Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $937.5K
Chief Executive Officer of Willis Internation...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Executive Officer of Willis North Ameri...
Total Annual Compensation: $731.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Key Developments

Willis Group Holdings Announces Executive Changes

Willis Group Holdings announced the appointment of Toby Wemyss as Global Head of Placement. He takes up this new role with immediate effect and succeeds David Martin, who will be leaving the company. In this role, Wemyss will drive the continuing development of Willis' global placement strategy, leading the firm's worldwide network of placement leaders. Wemyss has spent 15 years with the Willis Group in a number of leadership roles, most recently CEO of Willis' CEMEA operations. He began his career at Willis in 2000 as a property broker in its Global Property and Casualty division.

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company Announces Executive Appointments

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company has appointed a number of senior positions in key functions to strengthen its wealth planning division, Willis Global Wealth Solutions (GWS). Craig Ellis has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO), GWS Singapore. Ellis joins from Old Mutual International where he served as Head of Region and CEO of Singapore and south-east Asia. Craig reports to Odd Haavik, who will now focus on his regional role as CEO, Asia and Europe for GWS. Santiago Lombardozzi has been appointed to the global position of Head of Products & Solutions for Wills GWS. He will be based in Boston, Massachusetts, where he will lead the development of new products and solutions. In this capacity, he will be working closely with regional teams, clients, carriers and partners. In his global role, he will report to Yves Guelat, Global CEO of GWS. Lombardozzi has 13 years of experience in the high net worth planning field and joins Willis from International Planning Group. GWS has also appointed two new directors for relationship management: Nikki Koh, is Channel Manager for GWS Singapore and Benny Tsoi is Channel Manager for GWS Hong Kong.

Willis Group Holdings plc Announces the Departure of Stephen Hearn as Deputy CEO

Willis Group Holdings Plc deputy CEO Stephen Hearn agreed to remain on garden leave through October 30 as he prepared to join Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. as CEO in early November.

 

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