Willis UK Expands International Employee Benefits Practice
London, UK, December 10, 2013 – Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global risk adviser, insurance and
reinsurance broker, has appointed Michelle Bishop as client development manager for international private medical insurance. Michelle
will work within the UK Employee Benefits practice to help clients with globally mobile employees navigate
the international employee benefits landscape.
Michelle joins Willis from Aetna International where she was account manager for the UK intermediary team. Having
held a variety of roles in the medical insurance market, Michelle brings with her valuable international
knowledge to complement and further expand the capabilities of the Willis UK Employee Benefits team overseas.
Commenting on Michelle’s appointment, Tony Powis, CEO of Willis UK Employee Benefits, said: “As UK organisations increasingly
look to capitalise on international growth opportunities, Willis has expanded its team to support the specific
challenges faced by HR professionals in the provision of benefits across a difficult and highly regulated
“We are delighted that Michelle has joined our specialist healthcare team. Michelle brings a wealth of knowledge
that further enhances our offering to multinational employers who are looking to reduce their employee risk
exposures through the design, implementation and management of their overseas programmes.”
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