On August 2017, Willis Towers Watson announced to have hired Michael Burwell as their new chief financial officer. Willis Towers Watson is a company that deals with advisory in regard to insurance and reinsurance globally. The company hired Michael Burwell to replace Roger Millay as he was expected to retire.
Michael Burwell who served at PwC has over three decades experience in finance. He held various senior positions in the company from chief operating officer to head of global transformation among other positions. He also served as an auditor for 11 years before acquiring a position at transaction services advisory which he served for over a decade.
The chief executive officer John Haley of Willis Towers Watson expressed his excitement to have Michael join the company’s leadership. Haley states that Michael clearly understands how to lead, manage and strive to acquire excellent results in a complex institution hence he is an excellent catch for the company’s evolution. Haley further states that he has confidence in business skills and experience that Burwell has especially in transaction, transformation and finance management. Burwell will, therefore, enhance business in Willis Towers Watson and enable the company to unlock its full potential.
In his continued speech, Haley gives a vote of thanks to the outgoing chief operating officer Roger Millay for his recommendable leadership and support to Willis Towers Watson as he leave the company in a better position than he found it and set for future success. Visit This Page for additional information.
Michael Burwell says that it’s an honor to join Willis Towers Watson and that he is excited by the strength of leadership and a culture of commitment to the company and its clients. Burwell further states that he is committed to adding value and success to the company.
Michael Burwell studied at Michigan State University where he attained his bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is also a certified public accountant. Before joining Willis Towers Watson, Burwell has spent over 31 years in Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP. During his tenure in PwC, Michael Burwell thrived in business management as he served various positions. This helped him to acquire essential skills and experience in business administration and finance fields.
Due to his vast experience, he can manage multiple business transactions and transformation of an organization. He also has a great interest in technology, and he believes that it will continue to grow and evolve to offer support to micro-communities. Michael Burwell was named Alumnus of the year 2010 by Michigan State University.