WTW Risk & Broking strengthens broking leadership


WTW has announced the appointment of Simon Delchar as Head of GB CRB Broking and Global Head of Portfolio Placements.

Simon Delchar will join WTW in 2024 and report to Alastair Swift, Head of Global Lines of Business and Hugo Wegbrans, Global Head of Broking.

Simon Delchar has extensive experience in international placement and was formerly the Head of Placement for UK and Ireland at Marsh McLennan from 2022 where he oversaw Marsh’s placement activities in UK and Ireland. Simon Delchar will focus on the broking activities in Great Britain and in addition, he will lead the global development of (industry focused) portfolio placement opportunities, that – amongst others - will arise out of the implementation of the WTW Broking Platform. He will be working closely with broking leadership around the world.

Commenting on Simon Delchar’s appointment, Alastair Swift, Head of Global Lines of Business said: I am delighted that Simon will be joining the GB CRB leadership team, his wealth of experience both in the UK and Internationally will be hugely beneficial as we drive our growth agenda forward. I am looking forward to working with him to continue delivering and developing the very best solutions for our clients.”

In addition, Hugo Wegbrans, Global Head of Broking, said “Portfolio Solutions, especially the ones that we are developing for specific industries, are a key component of our service offering to clients. They also play an integral part in our Smarter Ways to Risk proposition, delivering specialization, exceptional client service, data, and analytics. Simon will be a valuable addition to our leadership team.”