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Last $46.90 USD
Change Today +1.50 / 3.30%
Volume 6.5M
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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

Towers Watson & Co., Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company - M&A Call

To discuss merger agreement between Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company and Towers Watson & Co.

Steve Hearn to Leave Willis Group Holdings as Deputy CEO

Willis Group Holdings confirmed that Deputy CEO, Steve Hearn, has decided to leave Willis. After a period of leave, Hearn will take up the role of CEO at Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford at the beginning of November. Hearn joined Willis in 2008. He was appointed Deputy CEO of Willis Group Holdings in January 2013.

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company Announces Management Changes, Effective 1 September 2015

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company has appointed Simon Weaver as CEO of its Singapore office, and to the newly-created role of regional CEO for south-east Asia. Weaver will move from Miller, where he has spent two years as Head of Asia, and is responsible for business development strategy and operational management. He started his career in the London market and has 27 years’ experience in the industry, having held leadership positions with JLT in Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore. Subject to regulatory approval, Weaver is due to start with Willis on 1 September 2015. Weaver will report to Adam Garrard, Willis Asia CEO. He will lead the Singapore office, and Willis’s offices and operations in south-east Asia will also report to him. That includes businesses in Malaysia, Brunei, Myanmar, Indonesia and Thailand, but will also include any future geographical expansion in the region. Matthew Hooker will leave his role as Chief Executive Officer of Singapore on 1 September 2015 to focus solely on his new role as Asia Leader for Natural Resources.


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