Willis Towers Watson

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Willis Towers Watson is an advisory, broking, and solutions company. Its activities are divided into 2 segments: Health, Wealth, and Career and Risk and Broking. The company offers plan management consulting, broking, and administration services for health and group benefit programs, investment consulting and discretionary management services, insurance consulting and technology, risk and capital management, pricing and predictive modeling, financial and regulatory reporting, financial and capital modeling, merger and acquisition, outsourcing, and business management services. WTW also provides risk advice, insurance brokerage, and consulting services in the areas of property and casualty, aerospace, construction, and marine.
TypePublic
Founded1828
HQLondon, GB
Websitewtwco.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)46,100(+5%)
Job Openings1,566
Revenue (FY, 2021)$9 B(-3%)
Share Price (Jul 2022)$206.9(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Willis Towers Watson

Carl Hess

Carl Hess

Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Krasner

Andrew Krasner

Chief Financial Officer
Scott Burnett

Scott Burnett

Chief Commercial Officer, Risk & Broking
Alexis Faber

Alexis Faber

Chief Operating Officer
Kristy Banas

Kristy Banas

Chief Human Resources Officer
Anne Bodnar

Anne Bodnar

Chief Administrative Officer
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Willis Towers Watson Office Locations

Willis Towers Watson has offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge and in 297 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
51 Lime St
Birmingham, GB
Floor 2, the colmore building, 20 Colmore Circus Queensway
Bristol, GB
Temple Quay, 3 Temple Back E, Redcliffe
Cambridge, GB
50, 60 Station Rd
Edinburgh, GB
96 Fountainbridge
Farnsfield, GB
Hexgreave Hall
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Willis Towers Watson Financials and Metrics

Willis Towers Watson Revenue

Willis Towers Watson's revenue was reported to be $9 b in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

2.2b

Net income (Q1, 2022)

125.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

179.0m

Market capitalization (4-Jul-2022)

22.2b

Closing stock price (4-Jul-2022)

199.4
Willis Towers Watson's current market capitalization is $22.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

8.2b8.5b9.0b9.4b9.0b

Revenue growth, %

4%4%6%

Cost of goods sold

4.7b5.1b5.2b

Gross profit

3.5b3.4b3.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

2.3b2.0b1.9b2.3b2.0b1.9b2.3b2.0b2.0b2.5b2.1b2.0b2.6b2.3b2.0b2.2b

Cost of goods sold

1.2b1.1b1.1b1.4b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.4b

Gross profit

1.1b805.0m707.0m915.0m715.0m621.0m964.0m770.0m706.0m1.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

49%41%38%40%36%33%42%38%35%43%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

1.0b1.0b887.0m2.1b

Accounts Receivable

2.2b2.4b2.6b2.6b

Prepaid Expenses

430.0m404.0m525.0m497.0m

Current Assets

15.9b16.4b17.0b20.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

592.0m715.0m1.1b1.0b4.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

833.0m747.0m729.0m770.0m650.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

862.0m1.3b1.1b1.8b2.1b

Purchases of PP&E

(300.0m)(268.0m)(246.0m)(269.0m)
USDQ1, 2017

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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Willis Towers Watson Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

140140140140

Willis Towers Watson Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Risk Capital AdvisorsAugust 01, 2019
TRANZACTMarch 31, 2019
Integra Capital LLCFebruary 04, 2019
Dero CourtageOctober 01, 2018
Russell Investments' Australian actuarial practiceMarch 27, 2017
OAAGCMarch 01, 2017
Brovada Technologies IncorporatedOctober 01, 2015
Towers WatsonJune 30, 2015
Acclaris HoldingsMay 11, 2015
Gras SavoyeApril 23, 2015
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Willis Towers Watson Revenue Breakdown

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Willis Towers Watson revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.6% from Benefits Delivery and Administration, 37.3% from Human Capital and Benefits, 32.7% from Corporate Risk and Broking and 18.3% from Investment, Risk and Reinsurance

Willis Towers Watson revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 48.3% from United States, 28.7% from Rest of World, 21.4% from United Kingdom and 1.6% from Other

Willis Towers Watson Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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Willis Towers Watson Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Willis Towers Watson Online and Social Media Presence

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Willis Towers Watson News and Updates

Willis Towers Watson Increases Share Repurchase Program by $1 Billion

ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON, May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WTW (Willis Towers Watson, NASDAQ: WTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved an increase to the existing share repurchase authority in the amount of $1 billion. The $1 b…

Willis Towers Watson changing ticker symbol to 'WTW'

Willis Towers Watson said it will change its Nasdaq stock ticker symbol to "WTW" at the open of market trading on Monday, Jan. 10. No action is required from Willis Towers Watson shareholders, the company said on Friday. Willis Towers Watson CEO Carl Hess said the change, "is just one of the ways w…

Willis Towers Watson announces Nasdaq ticker symbol change from WLTW to WTW

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced that its ticker symbol on the Nasdaq stock market will change to “WTW” at the open of market trading on Monday January 10, 2022. Willis T…

Willis Towers Watson launches new Risk & Analytics model for Trade Credit

LONDON, Dec. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), today announced that it has launched a new Risk and Analytics model for the trade credit market.

Technology increasingly a driver of emerging markets risk, says Willis Towers Watson report

From hashtag campaigns to government internet shutdowns, technology is now a key political risk focus according to the WTW Political Risk Index Winter Update From hashtag campaigns to government internet shutdowns, technology is now a key political risk focus according to the WTW Political Risk Inde…

Climate Transition Pathways (CTP) accreditation framework incubated by Willis Towers Watson continues to build cross-industry endorsement with Arch and Fidelis declaring their support

Following COP26, more insurers supporting CTP to help businesses transition to a low-carbon economy in return for continued access to insurance capacity and capital. Following COP26, more insurers supporting CTP to help businesses transition to a low-carbon economy in return for continued access to …
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Willis Towers Watson Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Willis Towers Watson founded?

    Willis Towers Watson was founded in 1828.

  • Who are Willis Towers Watson key executives?

    Willis Towers Watson's key executives are Carl Hess, Andrew Krasner and Scott Burnett.

  • How many employees does Willis Towers Watson have?

    Willis Towers Watson has 46,100 employees.

  • What is Willis Towers Watson revenue?

    Latest Willis Towers Watson annual revenue is $9 b.

  • What is Willis Towers Watson revenue per employee?

    Latest Willis Towers Watson revenue per employee is $195.2 k.

  • Who are Willis Towers Watson competitors?

    Competitors of Willis Towers Watson include Brookfield Business Partners, Aon and Verisk Analytics.

  • Where is Willis Towers Watson headquarters?

    Willis Towers Watson headquarters is located at 51 Lime St, London.

  • Where are Willis Towers Watson offices?

    Willis Towers Watson has offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge and in 297 other locations.

  • How many offices does Willis Towers Watson have?

    Willis Towers Watson has 319 offices.