New Appointment to Willis Asia’s Political Risk and Trade Credit Team
London, UK, January 25, 2008 – In a move to further strengthen the expertise of Willis Asia’s Political Risk and Trade Credit division, Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, announced today that Rob Perry will join its team in Singapore as an Executive Director.
Mr. Perry is currently a team leader in Willis’ Political Risk Practice in London working closely with Financial Institution clients. His experience extends over all areas of Political Risks but he will focus on Project Finance, Aviation and Financial Institutions in his role in Asia.
Mr. Perry has 19 years of industry experience. This will be his second international assignment having previously worked for Willis Group in the US.
Commenting on Mr. Perry’s promotion, Jim Quirk, Practice Leader of Trade Credit and Political Risks for Willis in Asia said, “We welcome the addition of Rob’s international expertise to our team in Asia. In today’s political climate it is imperative that companies accurately assess the risks to their business and staff. Our Political Risk and Trade Credit team in Asia is ideally positioned to do this by drawing on the whole of Willis Group’s global resources to provide the best solutions for our local clients.”
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