Willis Towers Watson enhances insurance consulting and tech business

Company picks up two notable hires from other top insurers

Willis Towers Watson enhances insurance consulting and tech business

Insurance News

By Terry Gangcuangco

Willis Towers Watson has announced two senior appointments for its insurance consulting and technology business, adding to more than 1,200 executives operating in 35 markets worldwide. 

Neil Bruce moves to the UK P&C insurance consulting and technology team from Travelers Syndicate Management, while Tim Rourke joins the business from LV=. Bruce brings with him over two decades of experience across insurance consulting and the Lloyds/London market; Rourke, more than 15 years of experience in senior roles in the UK personal lines insurance industry.

At Travelers, Bruce was chief actuary for over nine years and was also responsible for re-engineering the end-to-end reserving processes, as well as improving the understanding and impact of actuarial delivery to underwriters and management. He has held advisory and committee appointments in the IFoA, including being co-deputy chair of the LMA actuarial committee. Bruce also worked at PwC for eight years and was group actuary at Creechurch Underwriting.

Rourke, meanwhile, held a number of senior roles at LV= such as head of broker pricing and head of personal lines underwriting. Prior to delivering business transformation to maximise broker partnership benefits at LV=, he led the personal lines pricing function at Ageas and was responsible for the home, motor, commercial vehicle, and non-standard business lines.

“We are delighted Neil and Tim are joining our growing advisory practice in insurance consulting and technology,” said Tammy Richardson, managing director, UK P&C leader, Willis Towers Watson. “We look forward to leveraging their considerable experience, technical expertise, and market relationships to ensure we continue to provide our clients with leading edge solutions that span strategy and operations through to advanced analytics.”

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