Willis Towers Watson, a reinsurance, insurance and global advisory booking specialist company appoints Michael Burwell as Chief Financial Officer in replacement of Roger Millay who is going to retire come October 2, 2017.
Michael “Mike” Burwell is a professional veteran in the finance and services sector for 31 years, which he held with PricewaterhouseCoopers L.L.P. In the past decade he was the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Transaction Services in the U.S. for PwC, as well as the Head of Global Transformation. His role in the global transformation enhanced the company’s management efficiency in strategic global and technology sourcing for capital and human resources.
John Haley, the Chief Executive Officer of Willis Towers Watson said that he among others are excited to add Michael Burwell in their organization’s executive ranks since he is aware of the exemplary credentials that Michael brings with him. Michael’s managing and leadership skills along with commitment to serve clients will do the company extraordinarily well. Haley adds that Burwell will be an asset which will propel Willis Towers Watson to accomplish its many goals for the long term.
At this point, Haley thanked Roger Millay for his contribution and service to Willis Towers Watson, saying his commitment and servitude has made the company a better place to be.
Reacting to the comment made by John Haley – Michael says that he is honored to be given the opportunity to work with Willis Towers Watson. He adds that he is impressed with the company’s commitment to its clients along with the leadership strength that is incorporated therein, and the collaborative organization culture that makes everyone feel they are part of the company. Read This Article for related information.
Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, Mike engaged himself in buy and sell projects that were on the side with small private entities and large multinational corporations. His work consists of evaluating business models for various private equity funds along with the necessary projections; and led teams in analyzing enlargement of profits and product processes on a wide scale of businesses within numerous industries.
Michael finds time to speak and write on topics relevant to the automotive industry since is the chairman of the Automotive Suppliers M&A during the past 6 years.
Michael Burwell, a CPA, earned his Bachelor of Arts in Administration from Michigan State University.
Willis Towers Watson is a leading firm in broking, solutions and advisory. It currently has 40,000 employees serving about 140 countries around the world.