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Willis Towers Watson appoints Ofelia Isabel, Toronto market leader

January 28, 2020


TORONTO, ON, January 28, 2020 — Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced the appointment of Ofelia Isabel as market leader for Toronto. In this role, Ofelia will be responsible for growing the Willis Towers Watson brand in the greater Toronto area, delivering client solutions, developing talent and managing business operations.

“We’re very pleased to appoint Ofelia to this leadership role as we continue to build on our successes in Toronto,” said Brian Parsons, head of Canada, Willis Towers Watson. “Ofelia is a connector, enabler and builder, collaborating with clients to improve their people, risk and financial management. These skills, in addition to her passion for driving results, make her the ideal person to lead the Toronto market.”

Ofelia joined Willis Towers Watson in 2001 and has held various roles, including leading the Rewards, Talent and Communication business in Canada and the U.S. Midwest; the Canadian Defined Contribution business; and the Canadian Client Management function. Ofelia is also the current Canada Inclusion and Diversity leader.

Says Ofelia, “I have spent almost 30 years working to make organizations better and healthier places to work — places that great people want to join and give their best. I am honored to lead our colleagues in Toronto, and I’m both excited and optimistic about the changes organizations today are willing to embrace.”

Ofelia is a Canadian HR leader, an iPEC-certified professional coach, and a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

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. Learn more at

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