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Wendy E. Lane

Wendy E. Lane

Wendy E. Lane has served as a Director of Willis Towers Watson since January 4, 2016. Previously, she served as a director of Willis beginning on April 21, 2004, as the Chairman of Willis’s Compensation Committee, and as a member of its Audit Committee and its Executive Committee. She was a member of the CEO Search Committee as well as other ad hoc Board Committees convened from time to time. She has been Chairman of Lane Holdings, Inc., an investment firm, since 1992. Prior to forming Lane Holdings, Inc., Ms. Lane was a Principal and Managing Director of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation, an investment banking firm, serving in these and other positions from 1981 to 1992. Prior to that, Ms. Lane was an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Ms. Lane is also a director and Compensation Committee member of MSCI Inc., a New York-based public company, and a director and the Audit and Risk Committee Chair of Al Dabbagh Group, a private Saudi Arabian company. She previously served as a director and Audit Committee member of UPM-Kymmene Corporation, a Finnish publicly-held corporation, and a member of the board and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Audit Committee Chair of Laboratory Corporation of America. Ms. Lane holds a BA from Wellesley College in Mathematics and French and an MBA from Harvard Business School.