On late August 2017, professional insurance and broking specialist Willis Towers Watson named Michael Burwell as the new global advisory Chief Financial Officer who was to replace Roger Millay who was to go into retirement two months later. With not less than 31 years of experience, Willis was confident that Michael would be in a position to push the company forward to achieve even more.
Prior to getting named for the position, Michael Burwell had previously worked in different companies including PWC where he gained a wealth of experience. He held senior leadership roles including being the Chief Operating Officer, the Head of Global Transmission as well as the Chief Financial Officer who was in-charge of the United States. At one point, he also held the Head of Transaction Services position in-charge of the United States.
Willis Towers Watson is lucky to have Michael since he has not less than 11 years audit experience and not less than 12 years in matters related to Transaction Services advisory experience. In the latter, he has worked in different positions including and not limited to working on pre-merger cases that require valuation and due diligence.
Willis Tower Watson’s Chief Executive Officer said that they were happy to have Burwell as part of the leadership team at that point when the company was going through very serious evolution. He added that Mike knows and understands perfectly well all matters related to offering proper leadership that is poised to yield results in a company of such magnitude and status. He expressed he is confident, that Michael Burwell is the most suited individual for the position citing his expertise in transactions, finance and transformation. He said that with such a leader, the company would easily achieve its full potential.
Accepting the nomination, Burwell said that he was humbled to be considered for the position adding that he was impressed with the commitment and strength of leadership that was with the rest of the team. He said he was optimistic and looking forward towards contributing to the overall success of the company. Go To This Page for more information.
Michael Burwell is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University. He is now in-charge for Willis Towers Watson’s leadership mantle. It is among the leading broking and advisory solutions companies and it plays a very big role in helping clients from different parts of the globe turn risk into a growth path. The company has more than 40,000 employees and operates in more than 140 countries.