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An Insight To The Life And Career Of Michael Burwell

Michael Burwell pursued a degree course in Bachelor of Arts in Business administration from Michigan State University. Apart from this course, he is also a certified accountant with a CPA. Michael was named the new Chief Financial Officer at Willis Towers Watson, and he was to replace the outgoing Roger Millay.

 

Willis Towers Watson is a global insurance company which specializes in Insurance and reinsurance broking. Roger’s term was ending on October 2nd, 2017 on a voluntary retirement basis. John Haley who is the acting chief executive officer of Willis Towers Watson, was excited on the arrival of Michael.

 

He commented on how excited he was to have Michael in the leadership team at a time when the company was evolving. John added that Michael was competent for the job since he understands managing, leading and driving results in a global focus since he strongly focuses on clients. John also added that he was confident that Michael Burwell’s competence in the field of finance, transactions, and transformation would be an advantage for the company as it would drive the company to reach its goals of long-term growth and remaining integration efforts.

 

It would also allow the company to reach its full potential. John did not forget to recognize the good work done by Roger; his exemplary leadership contribution to the company. John also said that Roger’s service left the Willis Towers Watson with potential and in a suitable position to achieve success.

 

Working at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) for 31 years enabled Burwell to gain financial and professional services experience. He had also gained leadership skills after being in various senior leadership roles; heading Global transformation, being the Chief operating officer and chief financial officer in the United States and also the head of Transaction Services in the United States. Apart from experience gained at PwC, Burwell also has been an auditor for 11 years as well as in Transaction and advisory services for about 12 years. the experience has made him competent in whatever position he is given. Refer to This Article to learn more.

 

To add to the experiences, Michael Burwell has also worked on pre-merge and valuation fields. Michael joining Willis Towers Watson was an honor for him, and he acknowledged that his contact with the company enabled him to appreciate the strength of leadership and the commitment to clients that the company has. Michael was also impressed with the collaborative and inclusive culture that the company had. He added that he aimed to contribute to the success of Willis Towers Watson.

 

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