WTW launches new sports and entertainment industry group

Willis Towers Watson has launched a sports and entertainment industry group to identify, mitigate and transfer risks associated with the sector.

Ian Tomlin, head of accident and heath, will lead the new London-based group.

"We are excited to launch the sports and entertainment industry group, which will align a breadth of expertise across the network to offer the sector a new comprehensive, global approach to risk management. We are delighted to be working across the global sports industry as well as supporting event organisers and production companies in partnership with the Willis Towers Watson Leisure and Hospitality Practice,” Tomlin said.

Adam Garrard, global head of CRB, Willis Towers Watson added: “Clients in the sports and entertainment sector have been badly affected by COVID-19 and new and emerging risks including around event cancellation and pandemic related coverage as well as the increasing need for spectator management are critical to the future of this sector. As Our expertise in this sector ensures we can provide dedicated sports and entertainment support to clients which can address the unique people and risk management needs of this industry.”

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