Jaymin B. Patel
Jaymin B. Patel has served as a Director of Willis Towers Watson since January 4, 2016. Previously, he served as a director of Willis beginning on July 23, 2013 and as a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Patel currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Cloud Agronomics Inc., an agriculture technology company providing geospatial imaging and next generation analytics on crop performance and yields. He is also an operating partner and board member of Grow Materials LLC, a recycled materials company that manages plastic waste through innovative engineering, supply chain and technology solutions, and a director of the Boy Scouts of America (Narragansett Council). Until August 1, 2018, Mr. Patel served as the CEO and director of Brightstar Corporation, a $10-billion leading provider of services and distribution for the global wireless industry. Prior to joining Brightstar Corporation in 2015, Mr. Patel served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of GTECH Corporation, specifically responsible for GTECH Americas, a division of GTECH S.p.A. (formerly named Lottomatica S.p.A.), a leading commercial operator and provider of technology in regulated worldwide gaming markets. Before becoming Chief Executive Officer of GTECH Corporation, then a subsidiary of Lottomatica Group S.p.A. in 2008, Mr. Patel held various executive positions at GTECH, including President and Chief Operating Officer (2007), Senior Vice President and CFO (2000-2007), Vice President, Financial Planning and Business Evaluation (1998-2000) and Finance Director, European and African Operations (1995-1997). From August 2006 until April 2007, Mr. Patel also served as CFO of Lottomatica S.p.A. (now IGT PLC). Prior to joining GTECH, Mr. Patel worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London. Mr. Patel served as a member of the board and the Executive Management Committee of GTECH S.p.A. until March 2015, and since April 2015 as a director of Brightstar Corporation. Mr. Patel holds a B.A. with honors from Birmingham Polytechnic in the United Kingdom and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.