Last $45.07 USD
Change Today -0.19 / -0.42%
Volume 189.2K
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willis group holdings plc (WSH) Snapshot

Open
$44.91
Previous Close
$45.26
Day High
$45.32
Day Low
$43.76
52 Week High
12/24/14 - $45.66
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - $39.11
Market Cap
8.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
896.8K
EPS TTM
$2.08
Shares Outstanding
177.1M
EX-Date
12/29/14
P/E TM
21.7x
Dividend
$1.20
Dividend Yield
2.66%
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willis group holdings plc (WSH) Details

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company provides insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and risk management consulting services worldwide. It offers various insurance brokerage services, including property damage, offshore construction, liability, and control of well and pollution insurance to the energy industry; and marine insurance and reinsurance brokerage services, such as hull, cargo, and general marine liabilities. The company also provides its services to aerospace clients, including aircraft manufacturers, air cargo handlers and shippers, airport managers, and other general aviation companies; and advisory services, such as claims recovery, contract and leasing risk management, safety services, and market information. In addition, it offers brokerage for directors' and officers' insurance, as well as professional indemnity insurance for corporations, financial institutions, and professional firms; risk management advice and brokerage services to the construction industry; and specialist risk management, insurance, and reinsurance services to fine art, diamond, and jewelry businesses, as well as to armored car operators. Further, the company provides people risk solutions using a combination of risk management, kidnap and ransom, and personal accident services and products to meet the needs of corporations and private clients; services for horse racing and breeding industry, and the agri-business sector; and advice to companies involved in the insurance and reinsurance industry on mergers and acquisition transactions and capital markets products. Additionally, it offers health, welfare, and human resources consulting and brokerage services to commercial clients. The company serves clients located in approximately 120 countries, including multinational and middle-market companies, as well as public institutions and individual clients. Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company was founded in 1828 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

18,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1828

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.5M
Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $969.5K
Chief Executive Officer of Willis Internation...
Total Annual Compensation: $969.5K
Chief Executive Officer of Willis North Ameri...
Total Annual Compensation: $606.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Key Developments

Willis Group Holdings Appoints Stefan Spohr to the Newly-Created Role of Head of Global Industries

Willis Group Holdings announced appointment of Stefan Spohr to the newly-created role of Head of Global Industries. In his new role, Spohr will be responsible for advancing and enhancing the Group's activities and client focus in its chosen industry sectors, leading collaboration between specialist industry and geography teams. Spohr joins Willis having spent over two decades working in senior roles in the financial services world.

Willis Group Holdings Announces Executive Appointments

Willis Group Holdings announced the appointment of Sophie Chambers as Managing Director of Hughes-Gibb. Chambers joins Willis from Lycetts with their full acquiescence and in an arrangement that heralds much closer collaboration between both firms and their bloodstock businesses. Chambers will lead the expansion of Hughes-Gibb, Willis's specialist bloodstock, livestock and agri-business division, which becomes the exclusive wholesale broker to Lycetts for bloodstock. Two other members of the bloodstock team at Lycetts, Camilla Baker and Ned Barrie, also join Chambers in transferring over to Hughes-Gibb.

Willis Group Holdings Appoints Tom Holliday as Head of Mining for Latin America

Willis Group Holdings has appointed Tom Holliday as Head of Mining in Latin America, as investment in the mining industry in the region continues at a pace. Based in Lima and with more than a decade of experience in the international mining market, Holliday will be responsible for aligning all of Willis's global capabilities and resources to deliver industry leading solutions and risk management services to mining clients across the region. He was previously an Executive Director in Willis's Mining Practice, based in London.

 

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