Last $42.78 USD
Change Today -0.05 / -0.12%
Volume 252.5K
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willis group holdings plc (WSH) Snapshot

Open
$42.84
Previous Close
$42.83
Day High
$43.02
Day Low
$42.78
52 Week High
10/22/13 - $47.22
52 Week Low
04/30/14 - $40.47
Market Cap
7.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
634.1K
EPS TTM
$2.54
Shares Outstanding
178.6M
EX-Date
06/26/14
P/E TM
16.8x
Dividend
$1.20
Dividend Yield
2.71%
Current Stock Chart for WILLIS GROUP HOLDINGS PLC (WSH)

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 plc Announces Management Changes

Willis Group Holdings plc has made two key appointments to grow its business in Asia. Sirikit Oh has been appointed Managing Director, Asia Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT). She joins from Marsh, where she was Technology Practice Leader for Asia, and Asia Head of Market Relationship Management. Chia Woon Ping has joined as Risk Services Regional Director for North Asia. He joins from Marsh Risk Consulting, where he was the North Asia Property Practice Leader. Both new roles will be based in Singapore.

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company Names Maximo Saravi as Head of its Human Capital and Benefits Practice in Latin America

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company has welcomed Maximo Saravi as Head of its Human Capital and Benefits (HCB) practice in Latin America. Maximo, who is now based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has joined Willis from the headquarters of MetLife in New York City, where he worked with multinational companies on regional and global employee benefits solutions in his role as Vice President, Global Strategies and Sales. The newly created Latin American role reflects Willis' growing focus on HCB and its commitment to the region, where it sees economic development and demographic shifts as strong drivers for future growth. The position is the second regional HCB leadership role to be announced, following Raymond Brood's appointment in May to cover Western Europe. Prior to his role with Metlife, Maximo worked in leadership roles in Argentina, Uruguay and the Caribbean with Alico/AIG.

Willis Group Appoints David Martin as Global Leader of Placement

Willis Group announced the appointment of David Martin to the newly-created role of Global Leader of Placement. Martin, who has most recently served as CEO of Willis Insurance UK, will now lead Willis' insurance placement activity worldwide. In this role, he will work closely with the firm's global network of placement leaders, including Gianmarco Tosti, the newly-appointed Head of Placement for Willis International, Matt Keeping, Head of Placement for Willis North America, Seth Peller, Global Head of Casualty, Gerry Tollan, Chief Growth Officer - Specialty, and David Thomas, CEO of Market Services and Solutions. Martin will also oversee the development of Willis' proprietary global placing system, WillPLACE. Before joining Willis in January 2013, Martin held senior roles at Zurich and AON. Hearn, who was appointed Deputy Group CEO in 2012 and has also held leadership roles in Willis' Global and Reinsurance businesses, will lead the firm's UK-based retail and global specialty operations as it continues to concentrate on matching UK client needs with Willis' world-class specialty expertise.

 

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