Willis Towers Watson has appointed Simon Weaver as leader of corporate risk & broking (CRB) for Asia and Australasia.
The appointment is part of the firm’s strategy to grow its CRB business on a global scale.
Weaver’s current role as head of CRB for Asia has been expanded to include operations in Australia and New Zealand (Australasia).
In his new role, Weaver will be responsible for driving CRB’s growth across Asia Pacific by coordinating Willis Towers Watson’s global CRB capabilities with the company’s regional and local market expertise. As a key part of this position, Weaver will lead teams from the lines of business, sales and client management functions to win new clients, expand existing client relationships, and capitalise on opportunities to enter new industry sectors.
Weaver boasts over 20 years of insurance and broking experience in the region and will dedicate his time between Asia and Australasia to focus on strengthening client relationships and to find new ways to enhance and strengthen CRB’s capabilities and client offering throughout Asia Pacific.
Head of CRB International, Adam Garrard remarked: “Simon’s extensive risk management and insurance broking industry expertise, combined with his deep understanding of Asia-based clients and markets, makes him very well positioned to help us to maximise engagement with our clients and to drive business growth. Simon’s appointment reinforces Willis Towers Watson’s commitment to delivering excellent client experiences across Asia Pacific by leveraging the company’s global platform.”
Commenting on his appointment, Weaver said: “Willis Towers Watson is focused on delivering seamless client service across the Asia Pacific region, including our market leading risk modelling, sector specialisms and our risk management and analytics and risk engineering expertise. I look forward to working with all of our clients and to further strengthening our insurance partner relationships across this dynamic and fast growing region.”