Willis Sponsors Institutional Investor’s 27th Annual Risk Management
Willis Experts Lead Discussions on Cyber Risk, Corporate Crisis
Management Strategies and Distressed Real Estate Assets
NEW YORK, September 19, 2011 –Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE: WSH), the global
insurance broker, will sponsor Institutional Investor’s 27th Annual Risk Management
Forum “Managing Complexity” September 21-22 at the Metropolitan Club, New York.
Institutional Investor is one of the world’s foremost international business to business
publications. This industry leading event convenes more than 100 senior risk managers
to explore the business topics and risk management needs that will impact their jobs and
their companies in the year ahead. Risk Managers have been continuously challenged
by events and circumstances over the past several years, but they have also seen the
scope and scale of their responsibilities greatly enhanced. This scenario is creating
higher expectations and a deeper, more complex set of risks.
As lead sponsor, Willis’ team will be led by Martin Sullivan, Deputy Chairman, Willis
Group Holdings plc and Chairman and CEO Willis Risks Solution and George Haitsch,
Executive Vice President, North America Practice Leader, Willis Risk Solutions.
Additional Willis experts include:
- Phil Ellis, Chief Executive Officer, Willis Structured Risk Solutions, Willis Group.
Mr. Ellis will join a panel of experts to discuss Developing a Corporate Crisis
- Eric Joost, Chief Executive, North American Specialties, Willis North America.
Mr. Joost will present Managing Cyber Risks in an Evolving World.
- Brian Ruane, Executive Vice President, Real Estate and Hotel Practice Group,
Willis North America. Mr. Ruane will present The Insurance Consequences of
Distressed Real Estate Assets.
Commenting on the forum, Mr. Sullivan said, “This forum comes at a critical time as
multinational firms face uncertain financial markets and a new world of complex risks.
Today’s business environment demands innovative solutions. Willis is proud to sponsor
Institutional Investor’s 27th Annual Risk Management Forum to help firms address the
most pressing and timely issues facing risk managers and their firms today.”
Willis Risk Solutions is the business unit through which Willis serves large accounts. An
industry leader, Willis Risk Solutions offers risk and insurance products and services to
the largest and most complex organizations in the world.
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Willis Group Holdings plc is a leading global insurance broker. Through its subsidiaries,
Willis develops and delivers 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 17,000 employees serving clients in
virtually every part of the world. Additional information on Willis may be found at
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