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Awards and Recognition
Around the world, professional and governmental organizations, community groups and other institutions recognize Willis Towers Watson and our employees for excellence.
Companywide excellence and industry leadership
Global recognition for companywide excellence and industry leadership
- 2018 Cyber Risk Broking Team of the Year Award
Willis Towers Watson’s Cyber team received Advisen’s Cyber Risk Broking Team of the Year Award for expanding the understanding of cyber risk insurance in the wider marketplace.
- The Everest Group BPS Top 50™
In its fourth annual ranking of the world’s largest third-party providers of business process services (BPS), Willis Towers Watson was named one of "The Everest Group BPS Top 50™" 2018.
- World's Most Admired Companies
In 2016, Willis Towers Watson earned a place on Fortune’s list of the World's Most Admired Companies in the Diversified Outsourcing Services category for the fifth consecutive year.
- Global Outsourcing 100®
In 2018, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals included Willis Towers Watson on its Global Outsourcing 100 list for the seventh consecutive year.
- Non-life transaction of the year at Trading Risk Awards
Willis Towers Watson Securities and Generali were awarded the non-life transaction of the year at the 2017 Trading Risk Awards for their innovative Horse Capital I DAC structure.
- Insurance Insider Cyber Ranking Award
Willis Towers Watson was named the Cyber Innovation Broking winner at the 2018 Insurance Insider Cyber Ranking Awards.
- 2017 Insurance Insider Honors
Willis Towers Watson was recognized in two areas (Inclusion and Diversity and Reinsurance Transaction of the Year) at the Insurance Insider Honors 2017. The annual awards program by Insurance Insider recognizes excellence in the reinsurance and global specialty industries.
- Actuarial Post's 2017 Software of the Year award
Willis Towers Watson's RiskAgility Suite software team received Actuarial Post's 2017 Software of the Year award, which is decided by public vote. RiskAgility Suite forms part of our Solutions for Life portfolio of integrated software, technology and consulting services.
- 2016 Health Insurance Awards
Willis Towers Watson received three 2016 awards for health benefits consulting: Best Cash Plans Intermediary, Best Individual Impact by a Newcomer and Health Insurance Intermediary of the Year. The company was also highly recommended in the Best Group PMI Intermediary category.
- International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Gold Quill Awards
The Communication and Change Management team at Willis Towers Watson won four IABC International Gold Quill Awards in 2016: two Awards of Excellence and two Awards of Merit.
- InsuranceAsia News: Institutional Asset Management Awards 2019
Willis Towers Watson is honored to be recognized in InsuranceAsia News’s Institutional Asset Management Awards 2019. The recognition underscores our commitment to providing clients with solutions that create sustainable, competitive advantage in their portfolio or business strategies.
Regional and national recognition for excellence and industry leadership
- Best Reserving Solution and Best Data Solution Awards 2019
Willis Towers Watson’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business received two Insurance ERM Awards (U.K. and Europe): Best Reserving Solution for ResQ and Best Data Solution for DataValidator.
- Insurance Consulting Team of the Year 2019
Willis Towers Watson was named the Insurance Consulting Team of the year by Business Insurance magazine during its annual U.S. Insurance awards.
- HR Vendor of the Year Awards 2019
Willis Towers Watson won two golds awards (Best Employee Engagement Platform and Best Total Rewards Consulting) and a bronze award for Best Employee Engagement Consultancy at Singapore’s 2019 HR Vendors of the Year Awards. It has also won gold as the Best Compensation & Benefits Consultancy at the Awards in Hong Kong.
- 2018 Pension Age Awards
Willis Towers Watson won two 2018 Pensions Age Awards, including one for investment innovation, which went to our Asset Management Exchange, and one for innovation, which went to our LifeSight business. Our Risk Solution Transaction team’s client, American Express U.K. Pension Plan, also received an award for the best risk management exercise, which involved using our Asset Liability Suit software to track pricing with an insurer.
- Transformational Deal of the Year award
Willis Towers Watson India Insurance Brokers were awarded the Transformational Deal of the Year at the Banking Financial Services and Insurance Awards 2018.
- Solar Project Insurance Provider of the Year Award
Willis Towers Watson India Insurance Brokers received the Solar Project Insurance Provider of the Year award at the India Solar Week 2018 in New Delhi.
- HR Vendor of the Year Awards 2018
Willis Towers Watson was recognized with multiple HR Vendor of the Year awards in Singapore, including Best Executive and Incentive Compensation (Gold), Best Employee Engagement Consultancy (Gold), Best Employee Engagement Platform (Gold), Best Employee Benefits Consultancy (Silver) and Best Total Rewards Consulting (Silver).
- HR Vendor of the Year Awards 2018
Willis Towers Watson was recognized as Malaysia’s Best Employee Engagement Platform provider (Gold) and Best Employee Benefits Consultancy (Silver).
- Asia’s Captive Consultant Award 2018
Willis Towers Watson has won the Captive Consultant Award in the inaugural Asia Captive Awards 2018, recognizing the emerging markets captive insurance and risk management industry.
- Best Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) end-to-end solution
Willis Towers Watson’s process transformation technology, Unify, was awarded Best ERM end-to-end solution at the InsuranceERM Awards 2017.
- Asian Risk Advisor of the Year 2017
Willis Towers Watson was named Asian Risk Advisor of the Year at the Strategic Risk Awards.
- 2017 Asia Insurance Industry Awards: Broker of the Year
Willis Towers Watson was honored to be recognized by the insurance industry at the Asia Insurance Industry Awards with Broker of the Year.
- Asian HR Vendors of the Year Awards 2017
Willis Towers Watson received three awards: Best Employee Engagement Solution Provider (Silver Award), Best Employee Engagement Consultant (Silver Award) and Best Remuneration Consultant (Gold) at the Human Resources Magazine HR Vendors of the Year Awards.
- European and U.K. Captive Awards 2017
Willis Towers Watson was recognized in three areas (Captive Manager of the Year, Actuarial Firm of the Year and Employee Benefits Consultant of the Year) at the European and U.K. Captive Awards. In 2016, Willis Towers Watson’s Global Captive practice received three major industry awards in the U.K.: Captive Manager of the Year, the Employee Benefits Specialist Award and the Solvency II Initiative Award.
- 2017 U.S. Captive Awards
Willis Towers Watson won two awards at the U.S. Captive Awards in the categories of Employee Benefits Consultant and Captive Health Care Specialist.
- 2017 European Risk Management Awards
Willis Towers Watson received two awards (Captive Management Solution of the Year and Broker Innovation of the Year) at the European Risk Management Awards. The awards are led by the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) in conjunction with Commercial Risk Europe (CRE), the publication for the European corporate risk and insurance management community.
- Business Superbrand
In the U.K., Willis Towers Watson earned a spot on the list of Business Superbrands in 2017.
- Corporate Innovation Award: Health and Wellness Vertical
Willis Towers Watson was the recipient of the Corporate Innovation Award: Health and Wellness Vertical at the Plug and Play 2017 Winter Summit.
- Corporate INTL 2017 Global Awards
Willis Towers Watson was recognized at the annual Corporate INTL Global Awards for Business Risk Management Consulting Firm of the Year in Egypt, Energy Risk Management Consulting Firm of the Year in Canada and Public Sector Risk Consulting Firm of the Year in England. In addition, Willis Re won the award for U.K. Engineering & Construction Reinsurance Consulting Firm of the Year.
- Business Leadership Award for Human Capital Management
Ventana Research awarded Willis Towers Watson this honor in 2017.
- Digital PR and Social Media Awards
Willis Towers Watson received top honors in PR Daily’s 2017 Digital PR and Social Media Awards for the Health Care Marketing category in the U.S.
Singapore’s Best Remuneration Consultant
Willis Towers Watson was awarded Gold for Best Remuneration Consultant, and Silver for Best Employee Engagement Consultant and Solution Provider at the HR Vendor awards in 2017.
- Best HR Consultancy of the Year
The World HRD Congress named Willis Towers Watson India the Best HR Consultant of the Year in 2016.
- Risk Consulting Initiative Award
In 2016, Willis Towers Watson earned Employee Benefits Consultant and Captive Healthcare Specialist awards in the U.S.
- Elite 100
Willis Towers Watson was ranked among InformationWeek’s Elite 100 in North America in 2016.
- Latin American Consultancy of the Year
Reactions named Willis Towers Watson the Latin American Consultancy of the Year for 2016.
- Bronze Quill Awards
In the U.S., the Houston chapter of the IABC awarded Willis Towers Watson’s Communication and Change Management team several Bronze Quill Awards of Excellence in 2016.
- Asian Asset Consultant of the Year and Greater China Asset Consultant of the Year
Willis Towers Watson earned Asian Asset Consultant of the Year and Greater China Asset Consultant of the Year in the Asia Asset Management’s 2016 Best of the Best Awards.
Global recognition as an employer of choice
- Top 25 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads
In 2016, Symplicity named Willis Towers Watson among the Top 25 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads.
National recognition as an employer of choice
- Top Companies for Graduates to Work for in 2016 – 2017
In the U.K., Willis Towers Watson ranked 43 among the Top 100 Companies for Graduates to Work for in 2016 – 2017. It was the company’s second consecutive year on the list.
Major recognition earned by individual Willis Towers Watson colleagues
Global recognition of individual colleagues
- 2018 Power Broker Award Winners and Finalists
Three Willis Towers Watson commercial/property casualty brokers have been recognized by Risk & Insurance magazine for providing clients with innovative solutions and outstanding service. Michael Perron, Power Generation Practice Leader, was named to the magazine’s Power Broker list for renewable energy, while Kenneth Dolan and James O'Dell were named finalists in the transportation and health care sectors, respectively.
- 2018 Toby Merrill Award for Excellence
Peter Foster, executive vice president in Willis Towers Watson’s Executive Risk Practice, was given the 2018 Toby Merrill Award for Excellence in recognition of his work providing cybersecurity and technology strategic risk management advice and risk transfer services to large multinational corporations.
- 2018 Break-Out Award Winners
Business Insider has chosen Issy Bustamante, La’Vonda McLean and Heather Wilkinson as recipients of its 2018 Break Out Awards, which recognizes outstanding work in the commercial insurance and risk management sector.
- Elite Women in Insurance 2017
Anne Pullum, Chief Administrative Officer and Head of Strategy and Innovation at Willis Towers Watson, was named to the Elite Women 2017 list by Insurance Business America magazine.
- 100 Influential Women in Reinsurance
Intelligent Insurer named Claire Farrelly, Managing Director, Risk and Financial Services, and Mary O’Connor, CEO of Financial Lines, among 100 Influential Women in Reinsurance in 2016. They joined Anna Catalano and Wendy Lane, members of the Willis Towers Watson board of directors who earned places on the list in 2015.
Regional and national recognition of individual colleagues
- France’s 2018 Most Influential Woman in Insurance
Anne Cavel, Head of Health and Benefits for France, was honored by News Assurances Pro as France’s 2018 Most Influential Woman in Insurance.
- 2018 Timewise Power 50 awards
Sadie Scaife, Senior Director, Risk Solutions, was named in the 2018 Timewise Power 50 awards, which celebrate the U.K.'s top flexible and part-time workers in business critical roles with non-traditional working patterns.
- 2017 EMpower 100 Ethnic Minority Leaders list
Netsai Mangwende, Head of Finance for Great Britain, was named one of the Top 100 ethnic minority executives in the 2017 EMpower Ethnic Minority Leaders list. The list, published by the Financial Times, ranks the Top 100 most influential black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders in U.K., Ireland, United States and Canada.
- Power Broker® Rising Stars
Risk & Insurance put four Willis Towers Watson colleagues on its 2017 list of Power Broker Rising Stars in North America while eight Willis Towers Watson insurance brokers received the 2017 Power Broker award.
- Top HR Influencers in Spain
Ana Matarranz was named to HR Digital's list of the Top HR Influencers in Spain called "Influential + Human Resources," a pioneering initiative by RRHHDigital.com that allows readers to vote for the most influential person in human resources in Spain in the current year.
- Women to Watch Honorees
FINEX executives Allison Barrett in the US and Olivia Cooper in the UK were named Women to Watch at the 2018, 13th Annual Women to Watch awards.
In North America, Adeola Adele, a senior principal in the Executive Risk practice, was among Business Insurance’s 2016 Women to Watch honorees. In North America, Alice Underwood, the global leader of the company’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business, and in the U.K., Mary O’Connor, head of Client, Industry and Business Development in Great Britain were among Business Insurance’s 2017 Women to Watch honorees.
- Latin America Reinsurance Awards
Tony Phillips, Managing Director of Willis Re Latin America, was named 2017 Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year at Reactions Latin America Reinsurance Awards. Luis Maurette, Head of Willis Towers Watson Latin America, was named as Latin America Insurance Broking CEO of the year in 2016.
- United Kingdom’s New Year Honours List Rowan Douglas, Head of Willis Towers Watson’s Capital Science & Policy practice, was made a CBE in the United Kingdom’s 2016 New Year Honours List for services to the economy through risk, insurance and sustainable growth. The CBE is one of the U.K.'s highest national honors, bestowed by The Queen for distinguished service and innovation in any field.