Willis Group Holdings to Announce Third Quarter Earnings on October 28; Investor Conference Call Set for October 29

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker, will announce its earnings for the third quarter ending September 30, 2014, after the market closes on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. The Willis earnings release will be available in the Investor Relations section of the company's web site, www.willis.com.

Willis Group CEO, Dominic Casserley, will host a conference call for investors on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 8:00 AM, Eastern Time, to discuss the company's results and business trends. The call can be accessed:

- By phone: Interested parties may access the conference call by dialing (866) 803-2143 (U.S.) or +1 (210) 795-1098 (international) with a passcode of 'WILLIS'. Media and individuals will be in a listen-only mode.

- By live webcast through the Willis web site. Interested parties should go to the Investor Relations section of the company's web site to register for the webcast.

- By audio replay: A replay of the call will be available through November 28, 2014, at 5:00 PM, Eastern Time, by calling (866) 351-5761 (U.S.) or + 1 (203) 369-0063 (international) with no passcode, or by accessing the web site.

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, WilllisWire. Across geographies, industries and specialisms, Willis provides its local and multinational clients with resilience for a risky world.

CONTACT: Investors: Peter Poillon +1 212 915-8084 peter.poillon@willis.com Media: Miles Russell +44 203 124-7446 miles.russell@willis.comSource:Willis Group Holdings