Global re/insurance broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has appointed Christophe Meurier as Global Head of Financial Solutions, effective July 1.
Meurier succeeds Paul Davidson in the role, who is to continue as Chairman of Financial Solutions.
He joins from BNP Paribas where he spent 25 years, most recently as the Head of Insurance Solutions within Corporate and Institutional Banking as well as Chief Executive Officer of its political and credit risk insurance company.
“We are delighted to welcome Christophe to Willis Towers Watson and Financial Solutions,” said Davidson.
“He brings a tremendous depth of financial institution knowledge and experience as well as extensive insurance expertise in our core discipline to continue the growth of our market leading business.”
Commenting on his appointment, Meurier said, “I am truly excited at the prospect and challenge of my new role having been involved in this business from the client and insurer side of the equation for so many years and to have the opportunity to build upon the solid foundations of this established and hugely successful global business.”
Adam Garrard, Global lines of business leader, WTW, added, “Christophe is a key appointment reflecting our global lines of business approach and we are thrilled to welcome him to Willis Towers Watson.”
“Today’s announcement reflects our commitment to investing in significant talent and expertise across the business spectrum enabling us to continue to provide significant value to clients.”