Willis Towers Watson has announced that Christophe Meurier will assume the role as Global Head of Financial Solutions, with effect from 1st July 2019, succeeding Paul Davidson in that capacity. Paul will continue as the Chairman of Financial Solutions.
Christophe joins Willis Towers Watson's after 25 years with BNP PARIBAS where he held senior roles as the Head of Insurance Solutions within Corporate and Institutional Banking as well as Chief Executive Officer of the BNP PARIBAS political and credit risk insurance company, GreenStars. He holds an MBA in Financial Studies from the University of Nottingham and a degree in Business Management specialised in Finance from the Paris Business School EDC.
Speaking to this appointment Paul Davidson, Chairman of Financial Solutions, Willis Towers Watson, said "We are delighted to welcome Christophe to Willis Towers Watson and Financial Solutions. He brings a tremendous depth of financial institution knowledge and experience as well as extensive insurance expertise in our core discipline to continue the growth of our market leading business."
Adam Garrard, Global lines of business leader, Willis Towers Watson, added, “Christophe is a key appointment reflecting our global lines of business approach and we are thrilled to welcome him to Willis Towers Watson. Today’s announcement reflects our commitment to investing in significant talent and expertise across the business spectrum enabling us to continue to provide significant value to clients.”
Christophe Meurier said, "I am truly excited at the prospect and challenge of my new role having been involved in this business from the client and insurer side of the equation for so many years and to have the opportunity to build upon the solid foundations of this established and hugely successful global business."