Michael Burwell has a long career history in the world of finance. For more than three decades, he has worked in finance and professional services. That long history has helped to establish him as an expert in the field.
Burwell is currently serving in the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company. He joined the company in this role in October 2017. The company made the announcement of the new CFO in August 2017.
By the point that Michael Burwell took the CFO position, he had already established a strong professional reputation for himself. He had just spent two decades with another well-known name in the world of business.
Before joining Willis Towers Watson, he was employed by the multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers where he enjoyed a long and varied employment. There, he held the the position of Global and US Transformation Leader. Before that, he served as the head of the company’s Global Automotive Shareholder Value Awards team, which was focused on vehicle manufacturers and other components associated with the automotive industry as it related to total shareholder return relative to the company’s Global Automotive Shareholder Value Index.
From February 2006 to October 2008, Burwell had been employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers as the company’s Head of Transaction Services Group. By that time, he had already worked for the company for a number of years. He had been a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers since 1997.
During his long career with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Burwell was responsible for a wide range of projects for both large multinationals as well as smaller companies. His work also involved evaluating the business models and projections of various private equity funds.
In addition to his work with PricewaterhouseCoopers and most recently Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company, Burwell has served as the Chairman of the Automotive Suppliers M&A Institute Conference. He has held this position for the past six years.
Burwell is also known for his activities as a speaker and writer as well. He frequently addresses automotive industry M&A and related topics. Go To This Page for more information.
Burwell’s educational background includes a B.A. in Business Administration, which was earned from Michigan State University. He also holds certification as a CPA.