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Media Alert: WTW Appoints Lauren Finnis as Regional Proposition Leader for Pricing, Product, Claims, and Underwriting (PPCU)

June 20, 2023

Casualty|Property Risk and Insurance Solutions

NEW YORK, NY, June 20, 2023 – WTW (Nasdaq: WTW), a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company, today announced the appointment of Lauren Finnis as the Regional Proposition Leader for North America Pricing, Product, Claims and Underwriting (PPCU) Commercial Lines in its Insurance Consulting and Technology (ICT) business.

Based in Chicago and reporting to Alejandra Nolibos, Finnis brings a wealth of expertise across the traditional and digital sides of the business in underwriting, operations, and business performance management. Finnis will help clients transform through technology-enabled analytics, integration, and efficiency, driving value from their underwriting, pricing, product development, distribution, and sales capabilities. Prior to joining WTW, she has held notable industry leadership positions including, most recently, Head of Wholesale Distribution at Synchrono Group, and Berkshire Hathaway Specialty, where she led Customer and Broker Engagement in both the Central and East Regions. She has also held positions of increasing responsibility at Zurich Insurance Company and McGladrey.

I am delighted to welcome Lauren to the team.”

Taffy Jo Mayers | Global Proposition Leader, Commercial P&C and Specialty Lines, ICT at WTW

In her new role, Finnis will work closely with the North America Proposition Leader – PPCU Personal Lines, Laura Doddington, along with the Global PPCU Proposition team to advance PPCU solutions throughout North America. This includes the development of technology and services, including advanced analytics, best practice consulting and transformation-enabling tools. She will spearhead the adoption of ICT’s PPCU technology, including the Radar suite and portfolio management and digital trading solutions, throughout the North American Commercial Insurance landscape.

Taffy Jo Mayers, Global Proposition Leader, Commercial P&C and Specialty Lines, ICT at WTW commented, “I am delighted to welcome Lauren to the team. She is an outstanding addition to our North American leadership team and is a recognized strategic problem solver and trusted partner throughout the commercial insurance sector. Her deep understanding of the insurance industry and successful history of fostering innovation and transformation for carriers positions her as the ideal person to lead our regional PPCU efforts in North America. I look forward to working with her to expand our commercial lines practice.”

About Insurance Consulting and Technology

WTW’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business has over 1,200 colleagues operating in 35 markets worldwide. It is a leading provider of advice, solutions, and software – primarily to the insurance industry. Its consulting services help clients manage risk and capital, improve business performance, and create competitive advantage – by focusing on financial and regulatory reporting, enterprise risk and capital management, M&A and corporate restructuring, products, pricing, business management and strategy.

About WTW

At WTW (NASDAQ: WTW), we provide data-driven, insight-led solutions in the areas of people, risk, and capital. Leveraging the global view and local expertise of our colleagues serving 140 countries and markets, we help organizations sharpen their strategy, enhance organizational resilience, motivate their workforce, and maximize performance.

Working shoulder to shoulder with our clients, we uncover opportunities for sustainable success—and provide perspective that moves you.

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