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Willis Towers Watson launches new Sports and Entertainment Industry Group

Risk & Analytics|Property
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June 1, 2021

Launch of Sports and Entertainment Practice

LONDON, June 1, 2021 – Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced the launch of a new Sports & Entertainment Industry Group which will support the Willis Towers Watson (WTW) global network with Sports & Entertainment (S&E) organisations, to identify, mitigate and transfer risks associated with the sector.

Ian Tomlin, Head of Accident and Heath, will lead the new London based industry group which brings together the breadth of Willis Towers Watson expertise, in a proposition targeted towards both sports and entertainment organisations and professionals to provide advice on their exposures across asset, liability and human capital risk.

We are excited to launch the Sports & Entertainment industry group, which will align a breadth of expertise across the network to offer the sector a new comprehensive, global approach to risk management.”

Ian Tomlin | Head of Accident & Health, Willis Towers Watson

Ian Tomlin, Head of Accident & Health, Willis Towers Watson commented, “We are excited to launch the Sports & Entertainment industry group, which will align a breadth of expertise across the network to offer the sector a new comprehensive, global approach to risk management. We are delighted to be working across the global sports industry as well as supporting event organisers and production companies in partnership with the Willis Towers Watson Leisure and Hospitality Practice.”

Adam Garrard, Global Head of CRB, Willis Towers Watson added, “Clients in the sports and entertainment sector have been badly affected by Covid-19 and new and emerging risks including around event cancellation and pandemic related coverage as well as the increasing need for spectator management are critical to the future of this sector. As Our expertise in this sector ensures we can provide dedicated Sports and Entertainment support to clients which can address the unique people and risk management needs of this industry.”

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About Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential.

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