Leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, WTW, has announced new hires in its Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Life Sciences teams in North America.
The first appointment is Stephen J. Feick, who joins WTW as Deputy Director of Life Sciences, North America.
Feick has more than twenty years of experience within the industry. He most recently served as Senior Vice President and Account Executive within Aon’s Life Sciences practice.
Within his new role, Feick will provide guidance and assistance to life sciences specialists at WTW, in addition to also bringing his industry expertise to Life Sciences clients.
John Connolly, Executive Vice President of Life Sciences, commented: “Steve’s experience, passion and expertise in problem-solving for Life Sciences companies will be invaluable as he joins the leadership of our industry practice.
“His hiring reflects our ongoing commitment to supplement our insurance expertise with unparalleled understanding of the specific evolving risks that companies in this sector face,”
Furthermore, Jason C. Bertoldi has been appointed Head of Contingent Risk Solution for North America.
Bertoldi joins WTW from D. E. Shaw group, where he was a member of the litigation investing team. Prior to that he served as a litigator at Susman and Godfrey, LLP, and as a former law clerk for the Hon. Katherine Polk Failla of the Southern District of New York, and the Hon. Karen Nelson Moorved of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Mark Rusas, WTW’s Mergers & Acquisitions Leader, added: “We are excited to have Jason join our M&A Practice to focus on differentiating our product and service offerings in transactional insurance. Jason will provide compelling intellectual capital focused on contingent liability opportunities.
“His experience in litigation funding, combined with his strong legal background, will further augment our value proposition and evolve our strategy of delivering a fully-integrated risk management proposition dedicated to our clients and prospects.”