9 May 2013EMEA analysis

Murphy to lead Towers Watson EMEA insurance consultancy

Towers Watson has named Michael Murphy, who joined the company in 2011 to lead the RCS operations in Continental Europe, Ireland and South Africa, as managing director of its Risk Consulting and Software business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).He will oversee the department, which provides actuarial, strategic, performance improvement, financial and software solutions and advice to life assurers, insurers and reinsurers globally.

Rory O’Brien, global leader of Towers Watson’s RCS business, commented: “Michael combines a deep knowledge of our business with valuable insights gained from his experience in local and regional leadership roles with insures. He will add a valuable perspective to our global and regional management teams as we aim to support clients through the various market changes taking lace across the EMEA region.”