Advisory and broking solutions company, WTW has appointed Taffy Jo Mayers to the company’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business.
Within this role, she will lead the unit’s Commercial Lines pricing and underwriting propositions in order to help insurers modernise and thrive in this evolving market.
Mayers joins WTW from EY North America, where she most recently served as Head of Commercial P&C and Specialty Insurance and Underwriting Transformation. Whilst she held this role, she was responsible for identifying and developing strategies and technologies to assist commercial insurance carriers with automation and business modernisation initiatives to scale and future proof their operations.
Before she worked at EY, Mayers also held various leadership roles at Zurich North America, including Head of Middle Markets Underwriting Transformation.
With over 1,200 colleagues operating in 35 markets worldwide, WTW’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business is a leading provider of advice, solutions and software, primarily to the insurance industry.
Commenting on her appointment, Mayers said: “This is a very exciting time to be in commercial insurance. Our industry has an impressive history of providing both economic and social support when it matters most. In order to continue to provide this protection, the industry must evolve how we go to market to provide the best user experience for the insureds, distribution partners and underwriting professionals.
“I look forward to being part of the fantastic work WTW is doing to create these future-focused industry solutions.”
Charlie Kefford, Global Product Leader, P&C Insurance Technology, WTW, added: “WTW has an established track record of leading the market through digital change in pricing and underwriting. We continue to invest, ensuring that our capability remains at the cutting-edge of market practice, which is developing rapidly as the pace of digitalisation accelerates. I am delighted that Taffy Jo has joined our team. She has an outstanding track record in this area and brings significant experience and capability to further develop our solutions and grow our team.”