Michael Burwell is replacing Roger Millay at Willis Towers Watson, a broking company. The current Chief Financial officer is voluntarily retiring in October. Burwell has 31 years of experience in the financial and professional field and has served in numerous senior leadership roles. Michael Burwell has been Head of Global Transformation, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer. He also has 11 years of audit experience as well as 12 years of Transaction services experience. Willis Towers Watson is very excited to have Michael Burwell on board and feels that he will be a good fit for the company.
Michael Burwell has worked for Pricewaterhouse Coopers for 31 years, and he was a partner to PwC’s Detroit transaction business in 1997 before taking leadership over the company. He is a certified public accountant, and he got his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Michigan State University. He was named Alumnus of the year in 2010.
He has a busy day, and it normally begins at 5 in the morning. Michael Burwell has a habit of always making his bed even when he is traveling. It gives him a sense of accomplishment. He also likes to mull over what needs to be done in the day as he rides his Peloton and he stays on task when he knows what needs to get done by the end of the day. He tries to make sure that all ideas in his organization get the attention they deserve, so that good ideas do not fall through the cracks. He is a big believer that more can be done with less and he’s into apps that make the day more productive. Go Here for additional information.
Michael Burwell’s a believer in collaboration and feels micro-communities will continue to grow. He knows the value in being a good listener and feels that it’s the way to grow your network. Everyone has something to share, and it’s important to communicate in order to share ideas. He also knows that it’s important to stay positive and relentless because there will always be those people with no faith or drive trying to discourage you.
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