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Willis Re appoints Ronnie Carroll to its Western Europe team

LONDON, Oct. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Re, the reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), the global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announces the appointment of Ronnie Carroll as Head of Structured Solutions for Europe West and Senior UK Client Advisor. He will report directly to Alkis Tsimaratos, Managing Director, Head of Europe West.

Ronnie Carroll joins from Hannover Re where he was a senior underwriter, responsible for its Advanced Solutions business in the UK and Ireland. He previously held a number of senior underwriting and finance roles across the reinsurance and financial services industries including at General Reinsurance and Swiss Re.

Alkis Tsimaratos, Managing Director, Head of Europe West, Willis Re said: “We’ve established a unique platform across Western Europe, most recently within our revamped UK and Ireland teams, combining a deeper strategic advisory approach to transactional excellence. This is what insurance companies across the world are asking for, and this is what the Willis Towers Watson offering enables us to provide. The appointment of Ronnie will further strengthen this effort and I know that his talent, experience and market relationships will add significant value to our client offering.”

James Mounty, Global Practice Leader, Customised Solutions, Willis Re said: “We are delighted that Ronnie has joined the Europe West team as a senior relay for the solutions we work on. He has a great profile in the market, and his extensive knowledge of capital related solutions will only serve to enhance the team’s already impressive capabilities.”

Commenting on his appointment, Ronnie Carroll, Head of Structured Solutions for Europe West and Senior UK Client Advisor, Willis Re said: “Willis Re has an impressive track record in Europe and is at the forefront of the enormous changes currently taking place in the reinsurance market. I am pleased to be joining the team at this time and will focus on delivering the advice and solutions our clients need in order to develop and grow our business in this important region.”

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One of the world's leading reinsurance brokers, Willis Re is known for its world-class analytics capabilities, which it combines with its reinsurance expertise in a seamless, integrated offering that can help clients increase the value of their businesses. Willis Re serves the risk management and risk transfer needs of a diverse, global client base that includes all of the world's top insurance and reinsurance carriers as well as national catastrophe schemes in many countries around the world. The broker's global team of experts offers services and advice that can help clients make better reinsurance decisions and negotiate optimum terms. For more information, visit willisre.com.

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