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Willis Renews Partnership with Oxford Global

NEW YORK, July 22, 2015 – Willis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings plc, the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, announced today its renewed strategic partnership with Oxford Risk Associates (doing business as Oxford Global). <?xml:namespace prefix="o" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"?>


Oxford is a leading provider of service, expertise and transparency around risk issues to leading global companies. The partnership will combine Oxford’s team, expertise and relationships with Willis’s global network.


Joe Gunn, National Partner of Willis’s Northeast region, said, "We are delighted to renew our partnership with Oxford and build on the success we’ve achieved over the last four years. In today’s environment, now more than ever, companies need access to world class insurance and risk expertise across a broad range of industries, and that’s exactly what our partnership delivers.”


Aidan Kehoe, CEO of Oxford Global, said, "We are thrilled to renew our partnership with Willis, we care deeply about all of our customers and Willis has demonstrated over and over again that they have the capability to deliver in some extraordinary circumstances. The marketplace today is extremely competitive and that’s why we are excited to combine with Willis's deep risk and insurance expertise and global reach. We are confident our clients will benefit from this strong partnership.”


About Willis


Willis Group Holdings plc is a leading global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm. With roots dating to 1828, Willis operates today on every continent with more than 18,000 employees in over 400 offices. Willis offers its clients superior expertise, teamwork, innovation and market-leading products and professional services in risk management and transfer. Our experts rank among the world’s leading authorities on analytics, modelling and mitigation strategies at the intersection of global commerce and extreme events. Find more information at our website,, our leadership journal, Resilience, or our up-to-the-minute blog on breaking news, WillisWire. Across geographies, industries and specialisms, Willis provides its local and multinational clients with resilience for a risky world.


About Oxford


Oxford Global was founded to provide a higher quality of service, expertise and transparency as an insurance provider. We have accomplished this by hiring people who have demonstrated the qualities necessary to do the best job for our customers: intelligence, energy, and integrity. Through Oxford Global’s unique relationships with top global insurance brokerage firms, we provide access to world class insurance expertise across a broad range of industries in coverage, policy language, pricing and claims.




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