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Willis Towers Watson adds to its aviation team

Posted 24 September 2020 · Add Comment

Global advisory, broking and solutions company, Willis Towers Watson, has made significant appointments across its global aviation team to provide class-leading renewals for clients.

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In a challenging environment for aviation in general, Willis Towers Watson has strengthened its aviation team with 45 appointments across all levels over the past 18 months.  

These appointments include:

  • John Wadhams, Managing Director, GB has joined Willis Towers Watson from Chubb where he was Chief Underwriting Officer for 15 years.
  • Lauren Escher has been appointed as US General Aviation Practice Leader having previously been at both AIG and XL.
  • David Boyle is the new Regional Director for Aerospace in Asia. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, he was at Aon, Marsh and AIG Singapore.
  • Paul Baker, previously from Marsh has been appointed Executive Director, Global Aerospace, based in GB.
  • Ed Louth, previously at Antares is appointed Head of Airline Broking, GB.
  • Neil Black, previously from Aon is an Executive Director, Global Aerospace, based in GB.

John Rooley, CEO, Global Aerospace, Willis Towers Watson, said: “Despite the intense competition in the insurance broker marketplace for talent and the current economic challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, our long-term strategy to build a diverse and innovative client-facing team, has established a first-class aerospace team of over 300 professionals across the globe. In a challenging market environment, our ability to draw on a vast resource of talent enables us to provide deep expertise and support to our clients across the aviation sector.”

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