Recently, Willis Towers Watson named Michael Burwell as its new Chief Financial Officer. Michael replaced Roger Millay who retired in October 2017. Michael, also known as Mike, has over three decades of professional and financial experience all from Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He previously held some key positions in the firm such as CFO and COO in the US, Head of Transaction Services in the US and the Head of Global Transformation. Mike also has more than a decade of experience in auditing and Transaction Services advisory which includes working on valuation and pre-merger due diligence.
Words from the CEO
Willis Tower Watson CEO, Mr. John Haley, said that the firm was excited to have Burwell on the leader board at that critical time of the firm’s evolution. He praised Michael Burwell as a leader who comprehends leading, managing, and a person who knows how to get results in a sophisticated, international firm with the firm focusing on its customers. He also said that he does not doubt that Mike’s experience in transformation, transactions, and finance is well suited to lead the firm’s long-term growth and allow it to realize its potential fully.
John Haley also thanked Roger Millay for his contribution and great leadership he showed in Willis Towers Watson. He also thanked him for leaving the company better than the way he found it which will serve as a platform for the future success.
Michael Burwell on joining Willis Towers Watson
Michael Burwell said that he was honored to have a chance to work at Willis Towers Watson. He said that he was impressed by the firm’s inclusive and collaborative culture, the company’s commitment to its customers and the strength of the firm’s leadership. The Michigan State University graduate also said that he was looking forward to taking part in the future company’s success.
About Willis Towers Watson
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