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Willis Networks Welcomes Three New Members

LONDON, July 06, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, has today announced three new members to Willis Networks. This brings the total number of Willis Networks’ members to 119.

The three new members announced today are: Smith England Ltd, (based in Cheshire), Bluestone Insurance Services Ltd (based in Gloucestershire) and Rankin Risk Solutions Ltd (based in Perthshire). The news follows the addition earlier in the year to the network of Allianz Business Services Ltd and Clark Thomson Insurance Brokers.

Commenting on the new signings, Sara Fardon, Willis Networks Managing Director, said: “We are thrilled to welcome our latest members to Willis Networks. It is great to see more like-minded brokers join our network and it is testament to the fact that the network represents real value for independent brokers in the UK who are hungry to grow their businesses.

She continued: “In the last year our focus has been to deliver new solutions and services to our members in areas such as marketing support, new products and training to help them enhance and improve on the services they can offer their clients.”

About Willis

Willis Group Holdings the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm. 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.

Notes to Editors

  • Willis Networks represents a thriving partnership between independent UK insurance brokers, the Willis Group and a panel of leading insurers.

  • Willis Networks members are independent general insurance brokers of any size handling predominantly commercial lines business.

  • Established in 1999, the Network has grown steadily, extending into Scotland and Northern Ireland, and today comprises 119 members.

Media: Nathan Hambrook-Skinner + 44 2031 248 716 Email: nathan.hambrook-skinner@willis.com Investors: Peter Poillon +1 212 915 8084 Email: Peter.Poillon@willis.com

Source:Willis Group Holdings