Not many Certified Public Accountants are lucky to be endowed with experience in different management areas as Michael Burwell. He has a combined 31 years of experience most of which he gained while working at PWC. In the organization, he had been lucky to hold different senior leadership roles that included being the Head of Transaction Services in the United States, the Head of Global Transformation, Chief Financial Officer in the United States as well as being the Chief Operating Officer.
Towards the end of August 2017, he was appointed to become the new Willis Tower Watson’s Chief Financial Officer replacing the outgoing Roger Millay who was to retire two months later. With his not less than 11 years’ experience in matters related to audit, he was no doubt an asset that the company needed. Coupled with 12 years’ experience in advisory experience, Willis Towers Watson was poised to get a new brand of leadership different to what it is used to.
The first to send congratulatory messages was the company’s Chief Executive Officer, John Halley who said that Willis Towers Watson was looking forward to benefiting a great deal with Michael Burwell leadership. He also said that the company’s top management was excited because with Mike on board, there will better management that will end up leading and driving results to its clients.
He expressed confidence that Mike’s experience in finance, transformation and transactions is what the company needed to achieve long term growth and remain with solid integration capabilities. John also thanked the outgoing CFO for his tremendous contribution to the company. Find More Information Here.
On his part, Burwell said that he was confident that they would achieve a lot keeping in mind the fact that most of the management members were positive. He added that when everyone is open to trying out new things aimed at improving and adding capacity to what is there already, change will be felt much sooner.
Willis Towers Watson has a global presence in more than 140 countries and belongs to the crème de la crème of companies that offer a growth path in an otherwise risky situation. The company has employees numbering 40,000 with its roots dating back to 1982. With Burwell at the top management level, things are only starting to get better and soon, Willis Towers might need to expand even more. Michael Burwell is a perfect example of an individual who is committed to only working towards achievement who should be emulated by all.