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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 currently serves as a director and the Audit and Risk Committee Chair of Al Dabbagh Group, a private Saudi Arabian company. She previously served on the boards of seven additional public companies, including MSCI Inc., where she served on the Compensation Committee, UPM-Kymmene Corporation, a Finnish publicly-held corporation, where she served on the Audit Committee, and Laboratory Corporation of America, where she served on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as the Audit Committee Chair. Ms. Lane holds a BA from Wellesley College in Mathematics and French and an MBA from Harvard Business School.