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Willis Towers Watson appoints Alice Underwood to global head of Risk Consulting & Software

8th June 2017 - Author: Staff Writer

Willis Towers Watson has announced the appointment of Alice Underwood to global head of its Risk Consulting and Software (RCS) business.

Alice Underwood WillisUnderwood joins the RCS team from Willis Re, where she led the North America analytics team and was a member of the global leadership team.

Commenting on Underwood’s appointment, Carl Hess, head of Investment Risk and Reinsurance, Willis Towers Watson, said; “I am delighted to have Alice on board as the global head of our RCS business.

“Alice brings with her a wealth of experience that will benefit our clients as we strengthen our position as the leading consultancy and technology solution provider for the insurance industry.”

Underwood added; “Willis Towers Watson has so much to offer clients to help them manage their risk and capital, especially in these times of accelerating and disruptive change in the insurance industry.

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“We are in a unique position to bring RCS expertise and solutions to clients, and I am continually impressed by our consultants’ insights, depth of expertise and dedication to client service.’’

Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson in 2006, Underwood led a team of actuaries and catastrophe modelers at reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter.

She also led Converium Re’s North America operations specialty lines pricing team and served as a lead actuary for Zurich Financial Services in North America and Switzerland.

Underwood will continue to lead the Willis Re North America analytics team until a successor is appointed.

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