New Willis Network for Community Brokers Attracts First Ten Members
London, UK, November 26, 2008 - Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, said today
that ten members have joined Willis N2,its new partnership with independent, community insurance brokers in the
UK, since the network was launched six months ago.
Willis N2 represents community brokers who control between £1 million and £2.5 million in annual premium. Willis
also operates the larger Willis Commercial Network, which is made up of brokers placing annual premiums
of between £4 million and £8 million. The Willis Commercial Network currently has 79 member brokers.
Since its launch in April, Willis N2 has welcomed the following founding members:
Aspey Lawrence & Co Ltd.
Castle Insurance Services
Crompton Bailey Ltd.
David J Killen & Co (Insurance Services) Ltd.
Grampian Insurance Services Ltd.
Jeston Insurance Brokers Ltd.
John Hunter - Paterson Chartered Insurance Brokers
Renshaw Williams & Co Ltd.
3 Sixty Insure Ltd.
Whitman Gowdridge Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Along with the Willis Commercial Network, Willis N2 is the UK's only network set up and run
by one of the world's leading global brokers, providing access to all of Willis' specialist expertise
and services. Members of Willis N2 will be able to access the major insurers who work
with the Willis Network. In addition, they will receive compliance and marketing support, together with managerial,
technical and sales training.
Mark Radburn, Managing Director, Willis Networks, said, "Willis N2 has attracted strong interest from start-up brokers and
established brokers who value their independence and do not wish to be drawn into a consolidator.
Willis N2 allows these brokers to compete effectively with consolidators and enhance their commissions, while still
retaining their community relationships."
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 400 offices in nearly 120 countries, with a global team
of approximately 20,000 Associates serving clients in some 190 countries. Additional information on Willis may be
found at www.willis.com .
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