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Willis Towers Watson names Andrew Goldstein Executive Compensation practice leader for North America

ARLINGTON, Va., March 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW) announced that Andrew Goldstein has been named leader for its Executive Compensation consulting practice in North America, effective immediately. He succeeds Todd Lippincott, who left the company in late 2015 for a senior corporate position.

“Andy’s extensive experience consulting to boards and management coupled with his proven track record as leader of the practice in the Midwest region make him ideally suited to head our Executive Compensation business in North America,” said Mark Reid, global lead for Willis Towers Watson’s Executive Compensation business. “In this role, Andy will work to build on a history of steady success in meeting the needs of employers and further accelerate the growth of our executive compensation business in our largest market.”

Based in Chicago, Goldstein has been with Willis Towers Watson and its predecessor companies since 1996. He serves as the named compensation consultant to the board and management of Fortune 1000 companies spanning a wide range of industries, helping clients develop executive compensation programs that align the interests of management and owners. His specialties include the design of performance-based short- and long-term incentives, employment contracts, change-in-control agreements, executive benefits and outside director pay. A certified public accountant and certified executive compensation professional, Goldstein earned his B.S. in accountancy from Miami University (Ohio).

“I look forward to continuing our recent growth in North America, both in terms of our deep industry expertise and the breadth of executive compensation consulting services and data,” said Goldstein. “Today more than ever, the challenges our clients face in attracting, retaining and motivating top talent call for the comprehensive solutions that Willis Towers Watson is uniquely positioned to offer.”

About Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

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