Michael Burwell joins Willis Towers Watson as its new Chief Financial Officer. Willis Towers Watson is a leading global consulting and advisory firm that provides a wide range of financial services to organizations small and large.
Michael Burwell is a successful financial professional who received an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and is a trained CPA. He has worked for over 30 years in the financial services industry in various high level and critical roles before joining Willis Towers Watson.
He brings his experience from PwC along with his experience serving in various leadership roles for the last decade such as Head of Global Transformation, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Transaction Services in the United States. He has 11 years of auditing experience and 12 years of Transactions Services advisory experience.
Michael Burwell received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Michigan State University. The Chief Executive Officer of Willis Towers Watson, John Haley, stated that the company was excited to have Mike joining the company at such a crucial stage of its transformation and development. He went on to state that Mike understands leading, managing and driving results in a complex and global company and he puts his focus on the clients. Haley went on to state that he was confident in Mike’s expertise in finance, transformation, and transactions and that he is well suited to guide the long-term growth of the company.
In an interview with Michael Burwell, the question was posed to him what is a piece of advice that he gives out most often, and his answer was “networking and developing relationships.”
He went on to state the importance of these two factors in any business field. He states that solid communication in any relationship is vital whether in business or personal, and it is often the key to success. He also stated that it is important to really listen to what is being said to you so that you can provide the person with relevant and actionable advice for a problem they have or a goal they want to reach. View Related Info Here.
Michael Burwell will be taking over the role of Chief Financial Officer with Willis Towers Watson and will replace Roger Millay who will be retiring.
More about Burwell in his interview on https://interview.net/qa-with-michael-burwell-cfo/