Willis Named Best Energy Broker by Reactions Magazine
--Company Recognized During London Market Awards 2008--
London, UK, June 19, 2008 – Willis Energy, a division of Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, was named the “Best Insurance Broker For Energy” at the Reactions Magazine London Market Awards on June 12. The award was given by the magazine based on the opinion of an independent panel of industry experts, who considered the findings of a survey of more than 1,000 risk managers, insurers, reinsurers and brokers.
In presenting the award, Michael Loney, Editor of Reactions, complimented Willis Energy saying, “The winner of this category has been on the warpath recently, boosting its business by 40% in the past two years. The firm has also continued to innovate with new products and forms as well as keeping the market abreast of new developments though its publications.”
Willis Energy Chairman Phillip Ellis commented: "It's always an honor to receive recognition from our peer group and to have our progress during the last few years validated in this way. We are delighted to be named the top Energy broker in London, and our market team here look forward to continuing to provide our clients in this sector with outstanding value and superior service."
Reactions extensively surveyed the industry to find out who they believe are the best firms operating in the London market. Nominated companies were then asked to complete entry forms explaining why they thought they deserved the award. At the end of this process, an independent panel of senior leaders from the London market debated each firm’s merits, taking the number of reader votes into account and choosing the overall winners.
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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