Press Release

Willis Towers Watson appoints Scott Blackard to lead its Georgia and Alabama Market

October 5, 2018
| United States

ARLINGTON, VA, October 08, 2018 — Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced the appointment of Scott Blackard as market leader for Georgia and Alabama. In his new role, Blackard will be responsible for the company’s business operations, including personnel, client relationships and growth opportunities, across the market’s offices in Atlanta, GA, and Birmingham, Mobile and Montgomery, AL.

Based in Atlanta, Blackard will report to Susan Potter, the company’s U.S. East region leader. “We’re pleased to appoint Scott as market leader for Georgia and Alabama,” said Potter. “Scott’s deep knowledge and keen understanding of our business, coupled with his breadth of client experience, make him well positioned for this role. He’s a proven leader, and we’re confident he’ll continue to drive growth across this key market.”

Blackard joined Willis Towers Watson in 1987 as a Health and Benefits consultant. He then worked at Andersen LLC and Deloitte Consulting LLC before returning to the company as Health and Benefits leader for the Southeast region. Most recently, Blackard served as client management leader for Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. He has a B.S. in business administration from the University of Minnesota.

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 over 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize 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.