In August 2017, Willis Towers Watson named Michael Burwell as their new Chief Financial Officer, replacing their former position holder, Roger Millay, at his retirement in October. Willis Towers Watson is a global leading corporation in the advising of solutions and brokering field in over 140 countries.
Willis Watson Towers can be dated back as far as 1828 and has been credited as assisting their clients in turning their risks into a pattern of growth over time. With over 40,000 dedicated employees, Willis Towers Watson must maintain an efficient and hardworking corporate team and adding Michael Burwell is sure to benefit not only the company, but also the clients.
Michael Burwell joins the ranks of Willis Towers Watson with over 30 years’ experience in finance and professional services and an additional number of years’ experience in audit and advisory experience. Burwell begin his journey after graduating from Michigan State University with his Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration and is also a certified public accountant, or CPA.
Before joining Willis Watson Towers, Michael Burwell was employed with Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP, for 31 years and held positions such as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Go To This Page for more information.
While there, Burwell held the title of Vice Chairman of Global and U.S. Transformation, where he assisted to add onto and increase Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ internal shared services. Burwell was recently interviewed by ideamensch.com and gave multiples of bits and pieces of excellent business advice. One thing that stands out is he believes that technology assists in making great people more productive. Something he credits himself with doing is sharing ideas between other business professionals and always have a listening ear because you never know when the next amazing venture will cross your path.
Michael Burwell was a powerhouse to be reckoned with while in employment with Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP and is sure to not disappoint with now being employed with Willis Watson Towers! With a solid business plan, a mind for change and a true sense of client appreciation, Burwell has a long future in the global presence known as Willis Watson Towers.