Press Release

Willis Towers Watson appoints Scott Kirkwood as Corporate Risk and Broking Leader for Queensland

October 3, 2017
| Australia

MELBOURNE, 3 October, 2017 — Leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), today announced the appointment of Scott Kirkwood as Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) Leader for Queensland, effective immediately.

Kirkwood is based in Brisbane and is responsible for driving the company’s overall CRB growth strategy, value proposition, and talent acquisition and development in the Queensland market. He reports to Andrew Boal, in his capacity as Head of CRB for Australia.

Commenting on the appointment, Boal said: “Scott is a proven leader who has a great reputation within our organisation and strong credibility in the marketplace. His track record of managing key client relationships and driving business growth will be a great asset as he leads our CRB operations in Queensland, as will his strong people management skills. Under Scott’s leadership, our Brisbane-based team will continue to deliver innovative and cutting-edge risk management and transfer solutions to help our clients manage their business in today’s volatile environment.”

Kirkwood has been with Willis Towers Watson since 2001, and has recently held the role of Global Client Advocate responsible for the coordination of Willis Towers Watson’s services to major global clients. Previously he held the roles of National Mining Practice Leader and Queensland Corporate Team Leader, and was the Servicing Broker for a range of Queensland-based corporate accounts.

In reference to his new role, Kirkwood said: “I’m very proud to be appointed to lead our team of dedicated colleagues in Queensland. It’s an exciting time for Willis Towers Watson in Australia at present and I look forward to engaging with colleagues and clients alike as we continue to grow our client relationships and service offerings in the local market.”

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 40,000 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.