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Willis Towers Watson to showcase The Intelligent Frontier at RIMS 2019

March 20, 2019

ARLINGTON, Va., March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has announced its program for the upcoming RIMS 2019 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Boston, Massachusetts, April 28 to May 1. The annual RIMS conference brings together thousands of risk management professionals and property & casualty insurance experts for educational networking and business opportunities.

“We are delighted to demonstrate the breadth and depth of our analytical expertise and connect with the wider risk management community and business partners at RIMS 2019,” said Mike Liss, head of Corporate Risk and Broking, North America. “Willis Towers Watson’s theme for this year’s conference is “The Intelligent Frontier”, and we are showcasing some of our latest developments across the risk spectrum. Organizations demand better data and tools to help them plan for the future. Willis Towers Watson’s suite of applications and technologies revolutionize the way clients look at risk, helping risk managers make better decisions about their risk transfer and corporate strategy with more clarity and confidence,” he added.

Featured solutions:

-- Connected Risk Intelligence: Launching at RIMS, a risk advisory solution that delivers the power of Willis Towers Watson’s proprietary risk decision-making technology. This offering provides visibility into a client’s complete portfolio of risks through engagement in a single risk finance language.

-- Risk Intelligence Central: A unique platform that provides clients with direct access to tools that enable them to make smarter decisions about their risk management programs and placements – while at the same time, helping them stay better connected with their Willis Towers Watson teams.

Educational sessions:We are once again sponsoring the RIMS Innovation Hub and will have a number of key events including:

-- A New Breed of Analytics: Holistic Risk Management Decision Making– Ben Fidlow, global head of Core Analytics will explore a portfolio approach to risk quantification and optimization. -- Digitizing the Client Broker Relationship –Rob de Jonge, COO, Risk and Analytics, will launch an innovative digital offering for understanding insurable and non-insurable risk -- examining future advances in data access and modeling, and the technology’s potential to create new access to traditional insurance, InsurTech and alternative capital sources. -- Preparing for Climate Resilience –Michael Balmer, EVP, Corporate Risk and Broking–will explore proactive strategies for climate adaption, resilience planning, supply chain risk management and disaster preparedness, which can help prepare for the consequences of disasters and extreme weather across the globe. -- Self-Help for Cyber Security – Susan Malhotra, vice president, FINEX North America, will help clients connect two key elements of cyber resilience and embed into corporate culture. -- Answers for the Board on Cyber and Privacy Risk Management -Joe DePaul, head of FINEX Cyber/E&O, North America -- Global Supply Chain Complexities: by Land, by Sea, by Contract -Charlie McCammon, director of Claims Management -- Overseas Regulation and Exposure – Ryan Poet, head of Mid-Atlantic Region, FINEX Commercial

Crowd-Sourcing Inclusion and Diversity eventWillis Towers Watson will demonstrate its commitment to embracing inclusion and diversity with an industry-leading event on Tuesday, April 30: 3.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m., hosted by Imran Qureshi, Midwest Region leader and chair of the North American Inclusion and Diversity Council at Willis Towers Watson. This highly interactive session will use an innovative format to explore how we can continue to build a more inclusive and diverse workforce to create a more sustainable tomorrow with tangible takeaways of what we can do to further support inclusion and diversity across our industry.

Willis Towers Watson venues:Willis Towers Watson Hub: Convention Floor C, Boston Convention CenterWillis Towers Watson booth: #777

Visitors can follow Willis Towers Watson’s participation and coverage of RIMS 2019 via Twitter @WTWRisk, #WTWRIMS and LinkedIn. For more information, visit https://www.willistowerswatson.com/en/events/RIMS/overview

About Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

Media contact

Sarah Booker +44 7917 722040 sarah.booker@willistowerswatson.com

Ileana Feoli +1 703 258 8556 Ileana.feoli@willistowerswatson.com

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