Willis Towers Watson

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Willis Towers Watson is an advisory, broking, and solutions company. Its activities are divided into 4 segments. The Human Capital and Benefits segment provides actuarial support, plan design, and administrative services for traditional pension and retirement savings plans, plan management consulting, and broking. The Corporate Risk and Broking segment provides risk advice, insurance brokerage, and consulting services in the areas of property and casualty. The Investment, Risk and Reinsurance segment offers capital markets-based products to insurance and reinsurance companies, software and technology, risk and capital management, products and pricing, financial and regulatory reporting, and capital markets and advisory services. The Benefit Delivery and Administration segment provides primary medical and ancillary benefit exchange, outsourcing services, as well as delivers health savings and flexible spending accounts, and health reimbursement arrangements.
TypePublic
Founded1828
HQ London, GB
Websitewillistowerswatson.com
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)46,600(+8%)
Job Openings1,642
Revenue (FY, 2020)$9.4 B(+4%)
Share Price (Mar 2022)$220.7(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Willis Towers Watson

Philippe Robineau

Philippe Robineau

Chief Executive Officer, Vietnam
Gianmarco Tosti di Valminuta

Gianmarco Tosti di Valminuta

Country Manager, Head of CRB, South Africa
George Bishop

George Bishop

Chief Executive Officer, South Africa
Eveline Brummelkamp

Eveline Brummelkamp

Senior Director - Executive Compensation
Bas Bozon

Bas Bozon

Director, Finex
Phuong Au Tai

Phuong Au Tai

Divisional Director – Corporate Risk Broking, Vietnam
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Willis Towers Watson Office Locations

Willis Towers Watson has offices in London, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham and in 377 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
51 Lime St
Aberdeen, GB
Floor 1, 4 Albyn Terrace
Belfast, GB
2nd Floor, Centrepoint,, 24 Ormeau Avenue
Birmingham, GB
Floor 2, the colmore building, 20 Colmore Circus Queensway
Bristol, GB
Temple Quay, 3 Temple Back E
Cardiff, GB
Floor 6, 5 Callaghan Square
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Willis Towers Watson Financials and Metrics

Willis Towers Watson Revenue

Willis Towers Watson's revenue was reported to be $9.35 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

2.6b

Net income (Q1, 2021)

736.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

452.0m

Market capitalization (11-Mar-2022)

28.9b

Closing stock price (11-Mar-2022)

220.7

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

2.0b

EV

33.0b
Willis Towers Watson's current market capitalization is $28.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

8.2b8.5b9.0b9.4b

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, 2021

Revenue

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

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, 2020

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, 2020

Net Income

592.0m715.0m1.1b1.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

833.0m747.0m729.0m770.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

862.0m1.3b1.1b1.8b

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

B

84/100

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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 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 …

Willis Towers Watson expands aviation insurance broking expertise and solutions with acquisition of Aerosure

Acquisition cements WTW’s position as a leading aviation broker in Asia and Australasia Acquisition cements WTW’s position as a leading aviation broker in Asia and Australasia
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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 Philippe Robineau, Gianmarco Tosti di Valminuta and George Bishop.

  • How many employees does Willis Towers Watson have?

    Willis Towers Watson has 46,600 employees.

  • What is Willis Towers Watson revenue?

    Latest Willis Towers Watson annual revenue is $9.4 b.

  • What is Willis Towers Watson revenue per employee?

    Latest Willis Towers Watson revenue per employee is $200.7 k.

  • Who are Willis Towers Watson competitors?

    Competitors of Willis Towers Watson include Aon, Verisk Analytics and Robert Half.

  • 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, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham and in 377 other locations.

  • How many offices does Willis Towers Watson have?

    Willis Towers Watson has 439 offices.