Willis Towers Watson CRB leader expands into Australasia market
Global advisory, broking and solutions firm, Willis Towers Watson, has announced that Simon Weaver will take on an expanded role as leader of corporate risk & broking (CRB) for Australasia, effective immediately.
Weaver is currently head of CRB for Asia and in his expanded role he will dedicate his time between Asia and Australasia.
Weaver has over 20 years' insurance and broking experience in the Asian region. In his newly-created role, he will be responsible for accelerating growth across Asia Pacific by coordinating Willis Towers Watson’s global CRB capabilities with the firm’s regional and local market expertise. As a key part of this position, he will also lead teams from the lines of business, look after sales and client management functions to win new clients, expand existing client relationships, and capitalise on opportunities to enter new industry sectors.
Commenting on Weaver's expanded role, head of CRB International, Adam Garrard, said: “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."
Weaver added: “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.”
Leader of Corporate Risk & Broking (CRB) - APAC