Willis Group Holdings to Host 2013 Investor Conference in New York

NEW YORK, July 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker, will host an investor conference in New York City on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Presentations and question and answer sessions will commence at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time and conclude at approximately 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.

A live audio and video webcast of the event, together with downloadable presentation materials, will be available through a link in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.willis.com. A replay of the conference will also be available in the Investor Relations section of the company's website, shortly after the conference concludes.

Dominic Casserley, Willis Group CEO, along with members of Willis Group senior management, will lead a discussion and presentation on the company's near and long-term strategy and initiatives, and will feature segment-specific presentations.

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 17,000 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.

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