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Willis Towers Watson HR Portal Software recognized by Ventana Research

January 12, 2017

ARLINGTON, VA, January 12, 2017 — Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that its industry-leading Willis Towers Watson HR Portal Software received the Business Leadership Award for Human Capital Management from Ventana Research. The award was presented jointly to Willis Towers Watson and Providence Health & Services. Ventana Research business and technology award program is the largest in the industry.

Ventana Research recognized Providence for its implementation of Willis Towers Watson HR Portal Software and applying best practices to create exceptional outcomes in productivity, performance and support of their business processes. With Willis Towers Watson HR Portal Software, Providence helped the organization’s 86,000 employees gain access to resources and content with greater ease.

“Congratulations to the entire team at Providence Health & Services who, through the support of Willis Towers Watson, received the Ventana Research Business Leadership Award for Human Capital Management with regard to simplifying the access and engagement of employees and critical information,” said Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer at Ventana Research. “Their approach is employee-centric and simplifies engagement with HR, which helps improve satisfaction; this contributes not only to productivity but also the retention of the workforce.”

“Ventana Research is one of the leading and most respected benchmark business technology research firms in the industry, and Willis Towers Watson is greatly honored that they’ve awarded and recognized Willis Towers Watson HR Software,” said Michelle Northey, product leader, Willis Towers Watson HR Portal Software. “Our collaboration with Providence, underscored by this terrific award, illustrates that Willis Towers Watson’s commitment to our clients and software portfolio is stronger than ever.”

About Willis Towers Watson

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