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Willis Towers Watson partners with West Indochina to offer compensation market data to companies in Myanmar

Talent|Total Rewards
Beyond Data

May 26, 2020

BANGKOK, 26 May 2020 – Willis Towers Watson, (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announces a new partnership with West Indochina, a leading business advisory firm in Myanmar, to broaden its Data Services to companies in Myanmar. These include salary data through surveys that Willis Towers Watson (WTW) conducts across industries and geographies globally, covering executives and employees at all levels.

Commenting on the partnership, Tony Kantapasara, Director of Talent and Rewards business for Thailand and Indochina, at Willis Towers Watson said, “We understand the importance of reliable compensation data and how that can be translated into innovative and pioneering solutions for companies. Supported by our global expertise, insights and software, we can help organisations make the right decisions that will help them modernise their total rewards programme and compete for the right talent in today’s new world of work.”

“It is a great honor to join forces with such a reputable organisation. In my 27 years’ experience living and working in Myanmar, I realised that the biggest asset of this country is its people. Making the right decisions about people is absolutely critical to succeed in Myanmar,” said Luc de Waegh, Founder and Managing Partner of West Indochina. “I was truly impressed by how easy it is to use the WTW compensation survey when one realises the complexity of the latest technologies involved at every step of the process.”

“We are pleased to partner with West Indochina and bringing WTW’s data services to its clients and business partners in Myanmar. The data and studies we conduct on benefits, employment terms and conditions will enable businesses in Myanmar to keep pace with the growing talent market and stay resilient with new ways of working especially in current challenging times,” added Khaing Zar Aung, Chief Representative Officer, Myanmar, Willis Towers Watson.

Every year, WTW collects compensation data on over 33 million employees in more than 40,000 organisations across more than 130 markets. The comprehensive portfolio of products and services take the complexity out of pay planning, to help position employers to most effectively attract, engage and retain and coveted talent.

About West Indochina

West Indochina was founded in 2006 as the first foreign advisory firm in Myanmar. Since 2016, our Founder Luc de Waegh serves as Senior Advisor to Roland Berger, the leading strategy consulting firm in Myanmar. Driven by the needs our local and international clients we have increasingly focused on HR solutions addressing the specific market conditions of Myanmar to Attract, Retain and Develop talents. Since 2017, we are the exclusive franchisee of Dale Carnegie Training in Myanmar.

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 and markets. 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.

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