Willis Group Strengthens Team in Arizona
New York, NY, February 25, 2008 – Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, today announced the appointment of KJ Wagner to Regional Partner, and President and CEO of Willis of Arizona, Inc., effective immediately. Wagner’s responsibilities will include leading the Arizona and Nevada operations and production team.
Wagner brings 17 years of experience with him to the position, in which he worked on designing, marketing and servicing property & casualty insurance programs for national and international clients. As a significant contributor to Willis’ success, Wagner is a member of the prestigious Exceptional Producer Council.
Commenting on the appointment, Paul Gibbs, National Partner, and President and CEO of Willis Insurance Services of California, Inc., said, “Willis is excited about the tremendous growth potential in the Southwest. There is a very strong team environment and a focused strategy. With continued investment and KJ’s strong leadership skills, Arizona and Nevada will continue to grow and produce outstanding results.”
Since 1999, Wagner has served as Executive Vice President for the Arizona operations of Willis Group Holdings. Prior to joining Willis, Wagner spent eight years with Marsh. He received a B.A. in Communications from Arizona State University and is currently an active member of the Fiesta Bowl Committee.
Willis Group Holdings Limited is a leading global insurance broker, developing and delivering professional insurance, reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting and actuarial services to corporations, public entities and institutions around the world. Willis has more than 300 offices in some 100 countries, with a global team of approximately 16,000 Associates serving clients in some 190 countries. Additional information on Willis may be found at www.willis.com.