Willis Re and Thomson Reuters Launch Online Catastrophe Price Index

Willis Re and Thomson Reuters Launch Online Catastrophe Price Index
Index Offers Innovative Analysis to Traditional Reinsurance and Insurance Linked Securities Markets
London, April 27, 2009 - Willis Re, the reinsurance arm of global broker Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), and Thomson Reuters today announced the launch of the Willis Re Catastrophe Price IndexTM on the Thomson […]

Willis Survey Finds That Buyers’ Market for the Commercial Sector’s Directors & Officers Insurance Prevails in the First Quarter of 2009

Willis Survey Finds That Buyers’ Market for the Commercial Sector’s Directors & Officers Insurance Prevails in the First Quarter of 2009
Average Eight Percent Reduction on D&O Rates; Six Percent Reduction Expected for Second Quarter
London, UK, April 23, 2009 - Over the last three months, London market insurers reported an average premium reduction of eight percent […]

Willis Research Network Convenes First Insurance Session at Largest Scientific Meeting in Europe

Willis Research Network Convenes First Insurance Session at Largest Scientific Meeting in Europe
Natural Hazard Risk Assessment Session Draws
55 Papers from Insurers and Academics, Including Presentation on Seismic Risk in Italy
LONDON, UK, April 23, 2009 – The Willis Research Network (WRN), supported by Munich Re Group, Risk Management Solutions and Swiss Re, has convened one of […]

Willis Group Holdings Limited Reports on Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Willis Group Holdings Limited Reports on Annual Meeting of Shareholders
New York, April 22, 2009 – Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today at the School of Risk Management at St. John’s University in New York City.
During the meeting, Joe Plumeri, Chairman and CEO of Willis, reviewed […]

Willis HRH Appoints Douglas Pera National Partner for Atlantic Regio

Willis HRH Appoints Douglas Pera National Partner for Atlantic Region
New York, April 22, 2009 – Willis HRH, the North American retail business of Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, today announced the appointment of Douglas W. Pera as National Partner of its Atlantic Region.
In his new role, Pera will be responsible for […]

Willis Sees Potential Shift in the Process of Buying Insurance with Increased Focus on Market Security

Willis Sees Potential Shift in the Process of Buying Insurance with Increased Focus on Market Security
Analysis in Spring Update to 2009 ‘Marketplace Realities’ Report
New York, NY, April 20 2009 – Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, foresees a potential shift in the way business is conducted in the insurance industry as a […]

Willis Group Holdings to Announce First-Quarter Earnings on April 29; Investor Conference Call Set for April 30

Willis Group Holdings to Announce First-Quarter Earnings on April 29; Investor Conference Call Set for April 30
New York, NY, April 16, 2009 - Willis Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, will announce its earnings for the first quarter ending March 31, 2009 after the market closes on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. Copies […]

Willis: Credit Crunch Fallout Increases Average Financial Institutions Insurance Premium by 15 Percent

Willis: Credit Crunch Fallout Increases Average
Financial Institutions Insurance Premium by 15 Percent
London, UK, April 16, 2009 –Financial Institutions face an average premium hike of 15 percent in early 2009, as insurance rates reflect a significant rise in claims volume resulting from the credit crunch, according to a new report from Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), […]

Willis Appoints CEO to Lead Operation in Sweden

Willis Appoints CEO to Lead Operation in Sweden
London, UK, April 15, 2009 - Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, announced today that Staffan Larsson has been appointed chief executive officer of its operations in Sweden. Based in Stockholm, Larsson, formerly a member of the Willis Sweden management team and head of Business […]

Global Special Risks London Team Joins Glencairn Energy

Global Special Risks London Team Joins Glencairn Energy
London, UK, April 14, 2009 - Glencairn, the Property, Casualty, Accident and Health broker within Faber & Dumas, a leading third-party wholesale broker, today announced that the London-based Upstream Energy team of Global Special Risks (GSR), headed by Andy Baker, has joined the newly established Glencairn Energy division […]