Willis Appoints McGeehan EVP, Managing Director for Bermuda
New York, NY, September 3, 2008 – Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, today announced the appointment of Vince McGeehan as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Willis Bermuda, effective immediately. McGeehan is responsible for the company’s insurance broking operations in Bermuda.
McGeehan brings 35 years of experience to his new role with Willis. Commenting on the appointment, Jonathon Atkinson, CEO, Willis North America - Bermuda and London, said, “Vince has extensive experience in the Bermudian and U.S. markets, and under his leadership, we expect to further enhance our retail service offerings in Bermuda. Vince’s appointment underscores our ongoing commitment to Bermuda as an important hub for Willis. We are delighted he has joined our team.”
McGeehan previously served as Senior Vice President, Casualty, for ACE Bermuda, the Bermuda-based division of the ACE Group of Companies. Prior to joining ACE in 2000, he was Executive Vice President of Aon Bermuda for six years and before that, President and CEO of Aon Financial Services in New York for seven years. McGeehan also held various positions at Aon subsidiaries, including National Sales Manager for Scarborough & Co. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from La Salle University in Philadelphia.
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.