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WTW continues to expand with two new hires in M&A and Life Sciences in North America

Risk & Analytics|Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions

June 2, 2022

NEW YORK, June 2, 2022, WTW (Willis Towers Watson, Nasdaq: WTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced two new hires in the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Life Sciences teams in North America. Stephen J. Feick has been appointed Deputy Director of Life Sciences, North America, and Jason C. Bertoldi has been appointed Head of Contingent Risk Solutions.

Feick joins WTW with more than twenty years of experience in the insurance industry, including fifteen years of Life Sciences experience. Most recently, he served as Account Executive/Senior Vice President at Aon. Feick received his B.A. from Duke University and his M.B.A. from Villanova University. In his new role, Feick will provide both guidance and assistance to a broad group of Life Science focused WTW colleague and clients, helping specialization within WTW’s Life Science practice.

Steve’s experience, passion and expertise in problem-solving for companies in the Life Sciences sector will be invaluable as he joins the leadership of our industry practice.”

John Connolly | Executive Vice President of Life Sciences, WTW

John Connolly, Executive Vice President of Life Sciences, noted: “Steve’s experience, passion and expertise in problem-solving for companies in the Life Sciences sector will be invaluable as he joins the leadership of our industry practice. His hiring reflects our ongoing commitment to supplement our insurance expertise with unparalleled understanding of the specific evolving risks that companies in this sector face.”

Bertoldi joins WTW from D. E. Shaw group, where he was a member of the litigation investing team. Prior, he served as a litigator at Susman and Godfrey, LLP, and as a former law clerk for the Hon. Katherine Polk Failla of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the Hon. Karen Nelson Moore of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Bertoldi received his J.D. from Yale Law School and an A.B. from Brown University. Bertoldi is a key hire as he expands our product placement offering with transactional risk to include contingent liability, in addition to tax, representations, and warranties.

We are excited to have Jason join our M&A Practice to focus on differentiating our product and service offerings in transactional insurance. Jason will provide compelling intellectual capital focused on contingent liability opportunities.”

Mark Rusas | WTW’s Mergers & Acquisitions Leader

Mark Rusas, WTW’s Mergers & Acquisitions Leader, commented, “We are excited to have Jason join our M&A Practice to focus on differentiating our product and service offerings in transactional insurance. Jason will provide compelling intellectual capital focused on contingent liability opportunities. His experience in litigation funding, combined with his strong legal background, will further augment our value proposition and evolve our strategy of delivering a fully-integrated risk management proposition dedicated to our clients and prospects.”

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