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Willis Towers Watson makes strategic appointment in Australasia’s Construction and Natural Resources team

December 8, 2021


MELBOURNE, December 8, 2021 – Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced the appointment of Kishan Dasan as Director of Strategic Growth – Construction and Natural Resources Australasia. He will be based in Melbourne and take up his new role with the company on 13 December 2021.

Kishan joins Willis Towers Watson (WTW) from AIG where he was Head of Construction Asia Pacific. This is a new role created to meet a key need within the construction and natural resources sectors. Kishan will work across both of WTW’s teams to provide a seamless service to clients throughout the life of their projects.

Kishan brings unparalleled expertise and insights that will uniquely benefit WTW clients across the lifecycle of their projects.”

Iain Drennan,
Head of Construction Australasia
Willis Towers Watson

Iain Drennan, Head of Construction Australasia, WTW said: “Kishan has been at the forefront of some of the region’s largest construction and energy projects, having spent over 13 years with AIG, including writing the largest construction and mining project seen to date in Australia. With long experience in underwriting and being a qualified engineer, Kishan brings unparalleled expertise and insights that will uniquely benefit WTW clients across the lifecycle of their projects, taking their risk mitigation and management strategies to a new level.”

Matt Frost, Head of Natural Resources for Australasia said: “Kishan had a large energy and power portfolio within his remit at AIG. His knowledge of those clients and their pinch points, will enable us to better tailor our solutions to meet those particular needs.”

Kishan’s appointment is the first of its kind for WTW Australia. “It is effectively a joint venture between our construction and natural resources teams. Kishan’s unique skillset and experience will deliver benefits for clients right across this growing part of our business and help us identify further strategic opportunities. This appointment is the embodiment of our ‘One WTW’ approach worldwide as we strive to deliver best-in-class integrated solutions,” added Ian.

Commenting on his new role, Kishan said: “I am very excited to join WTW and look forward to working with clients on seamless tailored solutions across the lifecycle of their projects.”

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, optimise 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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