By staff reporter
Global professional services company Towers Watson has appointed Ross Howard as global leader for its insurance and reinsurance brokerage business. He will succeed Bill Eyre who, after 14 years in the position, will take on a newly developed role focused on client and market relationship development.
Howard, who has more than 35 years’ experience in the reinsurance brokerage industry, joined Towers Watson with the 2002 acquisition of Denis M. Clayton & Co. He is currently the regional leader for brokerage in EMEA, prior to which he was the European chief operating officer for Denis M. Clayton, a company he joined in 1976.
Tricia Guinn, global leader of risk and financial services at Towers Watson, said: “Ross brings a wealth of experience to this job – in particular, his strong leadership and exceptional client management – and we are very pleased that he is taking on the global role. Ross has a clear vision for growing Towers Watson’s brokerage business and has an excellent track record as the leader of our EMEA region. We are confident that Ross will bring the same commitment, dedication and strength of leadership to the global role.”