WTW expands North American energy team | Insurance Business America
WTW has announced the appointment of Blake Koen as managing director and global client advocate, natural resources, for its North America business. Koen joins the company’s rapidly growing energy team in Houston.
Koen has more than 20 years of experience in the energy liability market. Prior to joining WTW, he served as senior vice president at Lockton’s North America energy team. Koen has also held positions at Aon, Gallagher and Liberty Mutual. He was responsible for dealing with complex upstream and midstream companies and has expertise in the oil and gas segments.
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The appointment follows last month’s announcement of a team of five moving to WTW’s energy team in Houston as part of its North America natural resources business.
“We are delighted to have Blake join our rapidly expanding team,” said Bill Helander, Wtw head of natural resources for North America. “Blake is one of the best liability brokers and account executives in the industry, and his recruitment is not only a significant hire for WTW, it also further signifies our bold intentions and commitment to the natural resources sector in North America.”