17 May 2023Analysis

Davies appoints new group chief operations officer

Davies has appointed Jen Morrissey to the newly created position of group chief operations officer, as the business continues its international growth plans, and ups its investment in technology and transformation.

Morrissey has more than 20 years of experience leading global strategic information technology and operations in the risk management and professional services sectors. According to Davies she has been instrumental in leading companies through periods of expansion, bringing experience in M&A integration, IT transformation, and global shared services.

She joins Davies from Unison Risk Advisors, where she was chief information officer, and previously to that at Willis Towers Watson along with progressing technology roles at Electronic Data Systems servicing Fortune 10 clients.

Morrissey, who is based in the US will report directly to group chief executive Dan Saulter. She will lead Davies’ global technology, transformation, M&A integration, procurement, and real estate functions. She will also join Davies’ group executive committee.

“I am delighted to welcome Jen to Davies,” said Saulter. “Her extensive experience as an executive leader and her in-depth knowledge of the industry will undoubtedly be a fantastic asset to the successful growth of the business. As we embark on our next phase of international growth and investment, it is important that we position our business units and leadership so we can best serve our 1,500+ clients across the globe."