Willis Towers Watson is a worldwide advisory, multi-service firm. The company is a leader in offering companies of all sizes, investment risk programs, broking services, benefit solutions, insurance brokerage services, actuarial solutions, reinsurance solutions, human resource capital, and much more. Willis Towers Watson continues to operate today in the same way that it began in 1828. Willis Towers Watson carries a reputation for trustworthiness in all their client dealings. They are known to produce excellent business service plans, well-defined analytical skills, and sound advice all wrapped around unique technology IT software programs.
Not only does Willis Towers Watson continue to grow exponentially with offices in over 40 countries, the company is always attracting the best in managerial talents. Currently, Willis Towers Watson is growing and serving their clients under the leadership of John Haley, the Director and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Haley knows the insights and direction of Willis Towers Watson because he came up in the company through many successful managerial roles and mergers since 1977.
One of the new 2017 Willis Towers Watson promotions is Michael Burwell who assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer. Mike is not a neophyte to the operations of Willis Towers Watson. He joined this global giant in 2012 overseeing a company division that handled human capital, finance, technology ventures and globally adept business sourcing. At the same time, Mike served as a senior partner overseeing national and international client relationships. In Michael Burwell’s earlier careers, he received years of experience working with the preeminent Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP. Refer to This Article for more information.
Michael Burwell rose quickly within Pricewaterhouse Coopers having acquired the title of partner in the company’s Detroit department on transaction services practices. Michael was also appointed Pricewaterhouse Cooper’s Chief Financial Officer and within a year the company’s Chief Operating Officer for its United States business practices. Michael Burwell joined Willis Towers Watson with over 31 years of professional financial/auditing services. Mike Burwell received the new appointment because the prior Chief Financial Officer retired in October 2017.
Mr. Haley stated that he knows that Mr. Burwell is bringing key leadership skills that will continue to grow Willis Towers Watson’s global clients with the company’s multi-financial services. Michael also has an educational background that any company would benefit from. He graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. Michigan State University honored Mike with an Alumnus of the Year award in 2010. Mike also pursued and received a certification as a CPA.