Willis Towers Watson Names Paul Nobile as Head of Marketing and Communications

ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON, Sept. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has named Paul Nobile as the company’s Head of Marketing and Communications.

Paul Nobile, Head of Marketing and Communications, Willis Towers Watson

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In this role, Nobile will lead the marketing efforts for geographies, segments and products, as well as corporate activities such as brand, reputation, digital strategy, and internal communications and change management. He will be based in New York and report to Dominic Casserley, President and Deputy CEO.

Nobile has more than 20 years of marketing experience. He joins Willis Towers Watson from BNY Mellon, where he served as Chief Marketing Officer for the firm's $1.6T Investment Management division. His previous role was CMO at Eaton Vance from 2010 to 2012. Prior to that, he held a series of progressive marketing positions with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), culminating as Managing Director and head of Brand Marketing for the iShares Exchange Traded Funds. Nobile is well known for his decade of work as global architect of the iShares brand, the world's leading ETF franchise now owned by Blackrock.

Speaking to Nobile’s appointment, Casserley said, “Willis Towers Watson is already making good progress towards realizing the potential of the merger. Paul’s extensive experience, range of skills and track record in innovation will help further grow our company through promoting our unique client proposition, including the delivery of services, products and capabilities in a highly integrated way. Having led world-class marketing and communications teams, Paul is well placed to build upon our existing capabilities and to take our company to the next level.”

Nobile said, “The Willis Towers Watson merger offers clients an entirely new approach to people and risk. The company's four segments are well diversified and the overall business is competitively forward-thinking. I'm delighted to be joining at this transformational time, helping to promote Willis Towers Watson's unique value proposition, rooted in the macro challenges our clients face, as well as the solutions we provide, our heritage and our people.”

Paul earned a B.A. from Syracuse University with dual majors in Public Relations (S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications) and Political Science (Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs). He holds his Series 7, 63 and 24 FINRA licenses.

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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