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Hector Martinez to take on additional role to lead Latin America. Luis Maurette to retire on December 31, 2022.

July 13, 2022


ARLINGTON, VA, July 13 — WTW (Willis Towers Watson, NASDAQ: WTW), a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company, today announced that Hector Martinez will lead Latin America, in addition to his role leading Corporate Risk and Broking for the region. Luis Maurette, current head of Latin America and head of global sales and client management, will retire on December 31, 2022.

Martinez has over 20 years of professional experience in the insurance and reinsurance sector. Since joining the company in September 2001, he has served in various leadership roles at WTW and its predecessor companies, including executive director of Willis Limited, CEO at Willis Colombia Corredores de Seguros S.A., head of Colombia and head of Latin America Corporate Risk and Broking.

Hector [Martinez] is a proven leader, known for his ability to influence, build teams and engage talent.”

Pamela Thomson-Hall | Head of International and International Corporate Risk and Broking

Commenting on Martinez’s appointment, Pamela Thomson-Hall, head of International and International Corporate Risk and Broking, said, “I’m pleased to announce Hector’s appointment to lead Latin America for WTW. He is well regarded in the industry for his subject matter expertise and has significant experience in accelerating growth and building client relationships. Hector is a proven leader, known for his ability to influence, build teams and engage talent.”

Recognizing Maurette’s contributions to WTW, Carl Hess, chief executive officer, shared “In his over 10 years with the company, Luis has made significant contributions to grow our presence in Latin America and guide our global sales and client management strategy. His connections across the company, the region, the industry and with our clients run deep. We thank Luis for his efforts and wish him well in his next chapter.”

Maurette will work with Martinez, and the three WTW geography leaders Anne Pullum (Europe), Imran Qureshi (North America), and Pamela Thomson-Hall (International) to ensure a smooth transition of his responsibilities prior to his retirement.

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