Recently, Willis Towers Watson named Michael Burwell as their new Chief Finance Officer (CFO). Prior to the new position, he worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP (PwC), the company where he gained a lot of experience in finance as well as professional services. In PwC, he held various executive positions. He served as Chief Operating Officer as well as Chief Financial Officer, Head of Transaction Services as well as Head of Global Transformation in the company.
Moreover, Michael Burwell has a strong knowledge base in Transaction Services as well as over 12 years of advisory experience in the sector. He advised companies that were considering merger options. Additionally, the Certified Public Accountant has 11 years of auditing experience. John Haley, Willis Towers Watson’s CEO was anticipating the arrival of the financial expert at the company and it needed his expertise especially because the company was at its critical turning point in an effort to become a global company. John Haley added that will be of value to the company as it strives to expand, continue with integration activities and give the best services to their clients.
Willis Towers Watson is a firm which specializes on consultancy and advisory services and serves all types of businesses and companies. Michael Burwell is well suited for the roles he is playing at the company owing to his over 30 years of experience in the sector and his success in executing his duties in his earlier career. His success saw him rise through ranks to hold prestigious positions such as Vice Chairman Global and U.S. Transformation.
About Michael Burwell
Michael Burwell is an accomplished financial expert and recently, he joined Willis Towers Watson as the Chief Finance Officer. He graduated from the University of Michigan with an undergraduate degree. His extensive experience as an auditor, financial strategist and manager gave him a cutting edge in the industry. When asked about where he gets his ideas, he counts on people under him in the company to come up with ideas. He believes that people from the inside have the best perspective of their operations. Michael Burwell mentors a lot of people and among them, 4 eventually became partners in the firm he worked in prior to joining Willis Towers Watson.
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