ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON, Aug. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company is pleased to announce Michael “Mike” J. Burwell as its new Chief Financial Officer. Burwell will replace current Chief Financial Officer, Roger Millay, as he voluntarily retires on October 2, 2017.
Burwell brings 31 years of finance and professional services experience from PwC. He has served in senior leadership roles for the last decade, including Head of Global Transformation; Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer in the United States; and Head of Transaction Services in the United States. In addition, he brings 11 years of audit experience and 12 years of Transaction Services advisory experience – including helping companies with pre-merger due diligence and valuation.
Commenting on the announcement, John Haley, Chief Executive Officer, Willis Towers Watson said, “We are excited to have Mike join our leadership team at an important point in our company’s evolution. Mike understands managing, leading and driving results in a complex, global company with a strong focus on clients. I am confident that his expertise in finance, transactions and transformation is well suited to guide our long-term growth and remaining integration efforts – allowing us to achieve our full potential as Willis Towers Watson.”
“I would also like to thank Roger for his tremendous leadership and contribution to Willis Towers Watson. Roger leaves the Company much stronger for his service and positioned for future success.’’
‘’I am honored to have this opportunity to join Willis Towers Watson,” said Mike Burwell. “In all of my interactions, I have been impressed with the strength of leadership, commitment to clients and collaborative and inclusive culture. I look forward to contributing to the success of the company.”
Burwell is a CPA and received his Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration from Michigan State University.
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