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WTW hires Andrew Krasner as CFO

31st August 2021 - Author: Katie Baker

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Andrew Krasner as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Krasner returns to Willis Towers Watson after driving financial strategy and performance as the CFO of AssuredPartners.

He succeeds Michael Burwell in this role, who will be taking on a senior role in the medical and data analytics industry going forward.

Krasner’s first joined Willis Towers Watson in 2009, serving as Global Treasurer and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for Willis Towers Watson, and Senior Vice President of Willis Towers Watson Securities.

Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, he held various financial roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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John Haley, Chief Executive Officer commented: “Andrew brings almost 25 years of diverse financial and transaction leadership back to Willis Towers Watson. He played key roles in the evolution of Willis Towers Watson as we’ve grown through large combinations over the years.

“I’m confident Andrew will bring his strategic financial perspective to the company and contribute to our future success.

“I’d also like to thank Mike for his leadership and dedication to Willis Towers Watson and our finance efforts. Andrew and Mike will work together to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities.”

Krasner said: “I’m excited to return to Willis Towers Watson’s rich culture, strong values and deep commitment to its colleagues and clients.

“Willis Towers Watson is well positioned to compete vigorously across its businesses around the world. I’m also honoured to have the opportunity to help drive its financial strategy, growth and performance as CFO.”

Carl Hess, President added: “We wish Mike well and look forward to Andrew’s energy, expertise and leadership as part of our team going forward.

“His contributions will be critical as we continue our efforts to offer a compelling colleague experience, innovate and adapt to address client needs, deliver significant value for our shareholders and better the communities in which we live and work.”

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