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Roger Wilkinson, Executive Chairman, Willis Australasia, Adds CEO Duties to Portfolio

Sydney, Australia, October 2, 2012 – Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global insurance broker, has announced that Roger Wilkinson, Executive Chairman of Willis Australasia, has added the duties of CEO to his portfolio following the departure of former CEO Pieter Lindhout, who has left the firm to pursue new opportunities.

Mr. Wilkinson will be supported by the Willis Australasian executive team as he assumes his additional duties. Willis Australasia has nine offices throughout Australia and New Zealand, and has operated in the region for over 50 years.

Willis Australasia is grateful to Pieter Lindhout for the valuable contribution he has made to the company and wishes him well in his future endeavors.

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 www.willis.com.

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