11 December 2013

Ashby to lead Willis Global Solutions International

Simon Ashby has been appointed CEO of Global Solutions International, the multinational arm of Willis Group Holdings.

Ashby will drive efforts to build Willis’s multinational client portfolio and ensure that global corporations recieve innovative and holistic risk management solutions, reporting to global head of broking and products Dominic Samengo-Turner and Steve Hearn, deputy CEO of Willis Group.

Hearn commented: “bringing the best of Willis to our large multinational clients is at the heart of our future growth strategy. Simon’s role and that of Global Solutions International is to ensure we deliver the full breath of our expertise, capabilities and knowledge to these global corporations. Simon’s wealth of experience, knowledge and contacts will be a huge asset to our business and our clients.”

Ashby joins Willis from Bowing Marsh Bermuda, where he has worked since 2003 as managing director.