Willis Towers Watson recently hired Michael J. Burwell as the new Chief Financial Officer for the company. Burwell has accepted the position that was left vacant by the retirement of Roger Millay, the former Chief Financial Officer for the global financial advisory company.
Burwell is well-qualified for the job and has over three decades of experience working in the industry. This experience includes 10 years of work in senior leadership with Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP.
Chief Executive Officer of Willis Towers Watson, John Haley expressed extreme satisfaction with the choice of Burwell and says that Burwell’s hiring is an important part of the company’s progression. Haley went on to commend Burwell on his ability to manage a global company that operates in a complex environment while attaining results by focusing on providing solutions for clients.
Haley also took the time to acknowledge the stellar job that Millay did for the company while he was the acting Chief Financial Officer. Haley credits Millay for the company is much stronger than before his tenure began as well as positioning the company to achieve many future successes.
Mike Burwell is ecstatic about his new position and says that the opportunity to become the Chief Financial Officer with a prestigious company such as Willis Towers Watson is an honor that he could never have imagined 31 years ago when he first entered the industry. Burwell also expressed his intent to become a positive contributor to the culture of leadership, and commitment to customers that exists at his new company. Go Here for additional information.
About Michael Burwell
Michael Burwell attended Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and earned his qualifications as a certified public accountant soon after. He was named Alumnus of the year for the university in 2010.
Michael Burwell spent 31 years working with Pricewaterhouse Cooper LLP before settling into his present role as Chief Financial Officer of Willis Towers Watson. During his time with PwC, he served the company in a number of capacities including a 2009 appointment as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Burwell was promoted from these lofty positions in 2012 when he became both the head of U.S. Transformation and the Vice Chairman Global for the company.