Adam Garrard was appointed chief executive officer of Willis Continental Europe. He will assume responsibility for Willis' Continental Europe operations, covering 25 offices in Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and the Nordic countries. Garrard has been with Willis since 1994 and most recently served as chief executive officer of Willis Australasia for the last three years. Previously he was CEO of Asia.
Willis also announced Bill Donovan was named to succeed Garrard as CEO of Willis Australasia. Donovan joined Willis in 2005 as managing director for the New Zealand business. In 2007, Willis brought together the Australian and New Zealand operations under the Australasian banner, and Donovan was made managing director, retail, Australasia, covering Willis' SME, Affinity and Managing Agency business.
Willis International appointed Edward Fyfe as managing director of its Latin American reinsurance operations. Based in Lima, Peru, Fyfe joined Willis in London in 1984 and was integral in building the company's reinsurance operations in Peru, Venezuela and Brazil, serving as executive director in Caracas and managing director in Rio de Janeiro.
JosE OtAvio Sampaio was appointed CEO for Willis Brazil. Otavio Sampaio joined Willis in 1989 and most recently served as interim CEO of Willis Brazil since Eugenio Paschoal became CEO of Willis Latin America in November 2007.
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January 13, 2009
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