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Willis Names Mary O'Connor CEO of Financial Lines for Willis GB


Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH) has today announced with immediate effect the appointment of Mary O'Connor as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Financial Lines for Willis GB.

O'Connor will join the executive committee of Willis GB, the operating segment that includes Willis's specialty, facultative and retail insurance businesses in Great Britain. At the same time, O'Connor retains her role as Global Head of Willis's Financial Institutions Industry, with responsibility for Willis's world-wide practice in relation to all financial services clients. Willis GB's Financial Lines division includes FINEX – the financial and executive risks practice led by Jeremy Wall – as well as Financial Solutions, which covers political and trade credit risks and is led by Paul Davidson. O'Connor has held senior positions in government in the UK and the US. She joined Willis from the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) where she was Head of Approved Persons, with responsibility for overseeing regulation of executives and client-facing staff working in financial services in the UK. O'Connor was also a manager in the Enforcement and Financial

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