In August 2017, one of the leading companies in advisories, insurance and reinsurance broking in the US, Willis Towers Watson appointed Michael Burwell as their new Chief Financial Officer. Michael assumed office in October the same year. His appointment came forth after a notice of voluntary retirement reached the company from Roger Millay, previous CFO. Before assuming office at Watson, Michael served at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) at various capacities over the last three decades. He enjoys a vast experience in auditing and transaction advisory services.
At PricewaterhouseCoopers, he worked as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and a director of transaction services among other leadership position. In a statement, the company’s CEO, John Haley, pointed out that it was a privilege to have Michael steering the financial matters of the company. He feels the appointment has come at a prime time where the company is focusing on expanding its market share. Haley is optimistic that the company will reap from Michael’s experience in leadership, managing, and transactions in the long run. Besides, he is thankful to Roger for his tremendous contribution to the company’s success story and strategically positioning it at a better place for growth. Find Additional Information Here.
Michael Burwell said that he was happy and impressed by the company’s culture, commitment to clients and also the strong leadership. He affirmed that he was looking forward to working with everyone and vowed to contribute to the success of the company. Burwell is an alumnus of Michigan State University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. After studies, he dedicated himself to specializing in complex business finance. He is a certified public accountant. Michael Burwell has for long time dealt matters of technological strategic planning, and global strategic funding and sourcing among others. He has always been committed to delivering quality services to his clients. Technically, his expertise and experience have earned him his current position at Willis Tower Watson.
Willis Towers Watson has experienced immense growth since initiation in 1828. It has over 40,000 employees serving in over 140 countries. With Burwell as its new CFO, the company is expected to expand and grow tremendously in every aspect.
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