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Willis Towers Watson names head of EMEA insurance business

  • Publish Date: Posted over 5 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Colin Forrest as regional leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for the company’s insurance consulting and technology business.

Forrest succeeds Frank Schepers, who will assume a new role managing large client engagements.

Forrest was most recently leader of the UK life team within Willis Towers Watson’s insurance consulting and technology business.

He has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, assuming a range of senior roles across life insurance companies and consulting firms. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, Forrest was a partner at Deloitte’s predictive analytics team, and he also spent time leading the Swiss actuarial practice in Zurich

Commenting on the appointment, Alice Underwood, global leader of Willis Towers Watson’s insurance consulting and technology business shared: “Colin has a proven track record with outstanding credibility, bringing expertise and a breadth of knowledge across the EMEA insurance space that will ensure we continue to serve the rapidly evolving risk and capital needs of our clients,”

Adding: “His deep industry expertise and strong business leadership skills will help us to provide the innovative solutions being sought by our clients, during this time of rapidly accelerating change.”