Willis Towers Watson shakes up leadership in region

New hire set to take the reins across both Asia and Australasia

Willis Towers Watson shakes up leadership in region

Insurance News

By Jordan Lynn

Willis Towers Watson has announced a new regional director for a key strand of its business.

James Leung has been announced as the regional director for business development and proposition of health and benefits for Asia and Australasia.

Leung has more than two decades of experience in the health and benefits sector and specialises in health risk management, corporate wellness and employee benefits insurance placement.

“Increasing benefits costs, coupled with a more sophisticated workforce, means that it’s important for organisations to tailor-make employee benefits packages that are regionally and locally relevant,” Cedric Luah, head of health and benefits, Asia and Australasia, at Willis Towers Watson said.

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“This has become more critical than ever in meeting the needs of the modern workforce.”

Leung will be responsible for health risk management and broking placement needs as well as developing and maintaining relationships across the region.

Before joining Willis Towers Watson, Leung held various roles at brokerages, insurance firms and international benefits consultancies.

Leung took on the role in January and will be based in Hong Kong.

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