Willis Towers Watson has appointed Mr Neil Irwin as the new leader of the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEEMEA) region.
Mr Irwin brings more than 25 years of industry experience, much of it in the CEEMEA region. He takes up his new position with immediate effect, and will be based in Dubai.
He will lead a diverse and high-growth region with around 2,300 colleagues in more than 40 countries, and will also act as the Head of Corporate Risk and Broking for CEEMEA.
He has been working within the CEEMEA region since 2009, where he led business development for EMEA and India at Marsh for four years, and was Managing Director for Marsh’s operations in the Middle East and Africa from 2013 to 2016.
Most recently, he led Global Distribution at Cigna Global Health Benefits, working between Dubai and the US. Earlier in his career, he held a number of senior positions in Europe, including Regional Managing Director for Marsh in the UK and Europe Development Director at Sedgwick.