International insurance and reinsurance industry broker, Willis Towers Watson, has named Gianmarco Tosti as the firm’s new country head of Italy, effective January 1st, 2018.
Tosti will based in Milan, and will assume the role as Head of Corporate Risk and Broking for Italy, and replaces Guido de Spirit, who is to take on the role of Chairman of Italy.
Head of Western Europe, Willis Towers Watson, Paul Morris, commented; “Italy is an important market for us and we think the best is yet to come. Gianmarco is uniquely positioned to take us to the next level and to help our business there shine even brighter.”
Alberto Gallego, Head of Corporate Risk and Broking for Western Europe, Willis Towers Watson, added; “Gianmarco’s track record in this company has been one of high performance through innovation and strong teamwork. His recent role leading risk and broking across a huge region has left him with many insights that will work well in a dynamic market like Italy.”
Tosti has held various positions with the broker since he joined in 2006, and previously spent a decade with broker Aon.
Tosti, commented; “I’ve learned a lot about our business and the wider industry in a variety of international leadership roles, and this is the perfect opportunity to apply that knowledge and experience in my own country.
“I’m very excited to be leading such a successful business and I look forward to working with Guido and the Italian team. They have the skills, talent and ideas to drive growth across all of our business segments.
“The intersection between people and risk is going to be increasingly relevant for our Italian clients. Willis Towers Watson, with its integrated proposition, is perfectly positioned to become their partner of choice.”