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Cameron Hick joins Willis Re as Director of Australia


November 25, 2020

MELBOURNE, November 25, 2020 – Willis Re, the reinsurance business of leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), today announces the appointment of Cameron Hick as a Director in its Australian business.

In this role, Hick will focus on client advocacy, delivering strategic advice, structuring assistance and insights to Willis Re’s clients in relation to their reinsurance purchase. Hick will also strengthen its relationships with the global reinsurance community.

Commenting on the appointment, John Philipsz, CEO of Willis Re Australia said Hick is an exceptional addition to the Australian team. “Cameron’s deep reinsurance experience and knowledge of the global markets will add considerably to our core reinsurance structuring and placement capabilities. He is well known to our clients and has a strong alignment with our client advocacy model. Cameron brings a highly complementary, solutions-focused expertise to our offering and we are excited to have him on-board.”

Cameron Green, Chair of Willis Re Australia noted that Cameron’s addition reflected Willis Re’s long-standing and undiluted commitment to the Australia, New Zealand and Pacific markets. “The cornerstone of our ability to provide clients with exceptional advice and execution is the depth of talent within our business. We will continue to add individuals who share our culture and our relentless client-first focus to Willis Re.”

Hick brings with him more than 20 years of experience in reinsurance. Since 2017, he has been based in Zurich as a global accounts executive for Partner Re where he was responsible for developing frameworks to improve the firm’s client management approach, growing its portfolio and strengthening business relationships. Prior to that, Hick enjoyed a long and successful career with Munich Re, working in Melbourne, Sydney and Germany. During his time at Munich Re, he had a range of roles in both treaty and facultative reinsurance culminating in his position as Client Manager and Head of Business Planning, leading the non-life client management team.

Hick will relocate from Switzerland to Australia to take up this role in Sydney, commencing on 1 February 2021 and report to John Philipsz.

About Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimise benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential.

About Willis Re

One of the world's leading reinsurance brokers, Willis Re is known for its world-class analytics capabilities, which it combines with its reinsurance expertise in a seamless, integrated offering that can help clients increase the value of their businesses. Willis Re serves the risk management and risk transfer needs of a diverse, global client base that includes all of the world's top insurance and reinsurance carriers as well as national catastrophe schemes in many countries around the world. The broker's global team of experts offers services and advice that can help clients make better reinsurance decisions and negotiate optimum terms.

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