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    Willis Global Specialties Makes Three Senior Appointments

    New York, NY, May 6, 2008 –Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, today announced three senior appointments to its Global Specialties division. Keith Anderson will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Global Specialties, Nick Dunlop has been appointed as Sales Director for the division and Giles Wilkinson becomes Marketing Director.

    Keith Anderson joins Willis with 21 years financial services experience within global organisations. He previously worked at AON UK where he was CFO of the UK Specialty and UK Retail Divisions. As a Chartered Accountant, Mr Anderson began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has since held senior finance positions within Barclays plc, as well as taking International Finance Director roles with GE Capital and Lend Lease Corporation. Keith replaces Martin Whaley who is transferring to Willis’ Milan Office as the CFO for Continental Europe reporting to Flavio Piccolomini.

    Nick Dunlop has been with Willis for 26 years. Since 2002 Nick has been the North American Sales Director for Global Markets North America and then WNA London and Bermuda-focussed on developing business solutions for Willis North American customers using the Groups London, Bermuda and European resources. In addition to his responsibilities with Willis, Mr Dunlop is a member of the Non-Marine Executive of the London Market Insurance Brokers’ Committee (LMBC).

    Giles Wilkinson has been with Willis since 1975 and has over 30 years of broking experience within the aviation market. In addition to his role as the Global Specialties Marketing Director, Giles will continue in his role as client advocate managing the portfolios of Japanese Aviation clients, serving as Chairman of Aerospace Japan.

    Joe Trotti, Chief Executive Officer, Willis Global Specialties commented on the three appointments, saying: “I am delighted to welcome Keith, Nick and Giles into their new roles within Willis Global Specialties. They bring considerable talent, resource and experience to our group. We continue to strengthen our Global Specialties Division and these appointments are an integral step in supporting our strategic long-term plans. We look forward to driving the growth of our specialist expertise, resource and business across our retail office network globally.”

    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.

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