Willis Towers Watson is a worldwide advisory, broking, and financial solutions firm with operations in 130 countries. The company assists its clients around the world to grow by offering profitable investment avenues.
This year, Willis Towers Watson announced Michael Burwell as the new Chief Finance Officer. The Chief Executive Officer, Willis Towers Watson, John Haley, was delighted with the appointment. He expressed his confidence with the company’s choice of Michael at a time the company was readying itself for a transformation. He hailed Michael Burwell as an expert, who is well versed with managing, leading large and robust firms with a strong focus on the desired output.
“Michael’s expertise in finance, transformation and, transactions guarantee our long-term growth and integration to achieve our full potential,” said John Haley.
He also extended a vote of thanks to Roger, the outgoing Chief Finance Officer, for his dedicated service and contribution to Willis Towers Watson.
On his part, Michael Burwell was impressed with the decision. He said that he had always admired the leadership, commitment to customers and, the inclusive culture of Willis Towers Watson.
“I feel honored to join Willis Towers Watson as the new Chief Finance Officer and, I am eager to join the robust team in forging a great future for the company, “said Michael Burwell.
Michael Burwell is an extensively knowledgeable and experienced professional. He has over three decades of service in finance and professional services from PwC, Where he has served as the Global and United States Transformation Leader. He also served as Partner and team leader, Head of PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Automotive Shareholder Value Awards. Mr. Burwell has worked for multinationals and small companies in an array of buy- and sell-side projects. He has also been involved in the evaluation of private equity funds and analysis of product productivity and enhancement for several companies. Additionally, he has served as the chairman, Automotive Suppliers M&A Institute Conference. His 11 years of audit and Transaction Services advisory experience makes him a vital asset to Willis Towers Watson.
Michael Burwell is a Certified Public Accountant. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Michigan State University.