Willis Group Deputy CEO Steve Hearn to Present at the Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference 2014

NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker, today announced that Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Steve Hearn, will present at the Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference in London on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 8:30 am British Summer Time.

The live audio web cast of Mr. Hearn's presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Willis web site at http://www.willis.com.

A replay of the webcast will be available on the Willis web site through Friday, June 13, 2014.

About Willis

Willis Group Holdings plc is a leading global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker. With roots dating to 1828, Willis operates today on every continent with more than 18,000 employees in over 400 offices. Willis offers its clients superior expertise, teamwork, innovation and market-leading products and professional services in risk management and transfer. Our experts rank among the world's leading authorities on analytics, modelling and mitigation strategies at the intersection of global commerce and extreme events. Find more information at our Website, www.willis.com, our leadership journal, Resilience, or our up-to-the-minute blog on breaking news, WillisWire. Across geographies, industries and specialisms, Willis provides its local and multinational clients with resilience for a risky world.

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