Michael Burwell has a long and distinguished entrepreneurial career in the world of finance. His business world journey has seen him in critical positions with global professional services giant Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP. Michael Burwell’s positions at Pricewaterhouse Coopers included a stint in the company’s insurance practice before joining the practice on a partnership level and working for the firm’s transaction services. Michael Burwell continued working his way up the corporate ladder at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, serving as U.S. Transaction Services leader before ascending to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the company’s American branch of its business. Michael Burwell’s distinguished career at Pricewaterhouse Coopers culminated in 2012 with his appointment as Vice Chairman of Global and United States Transformation. After 31 years of huge success with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Michael has now moved to global brokerage and advisory firm Wilson Towers Watson.
It was recently announced in a press release on Reinsurance News by Wilson Towers Watson Chief Executive Officer John Haley that Michael Burwell will be joining to firm’s outstanding corps of executives in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer. Haley is excited about the outstanding leadership and vision that Michael brings to Wilson Towers Watson and emphasizes that he is coming on board at a critical point in the evolution of the firm. Michael will serve as the replacement of retiring CFO Roger Millay whose tenure in the role saw him leaving the firm in a stronger position than he found it. Michael Burwell has expressed his excitement at the chance to join the team at Wilson Towers Watson. He feels the company has a very strong and forward-thinking culture and he has been impressed with every step of the process involved in his hiring.
Speaking candidly in an interview that was featured on the business website IdeaMensch Michael gave some insight into his mind for business. He reveals that he feels his ability to listen has been critical to his overall success as an entrepreneur. Listening skills combined with positivity and a relentless pursuit of excellence are Michael’s key starting points for success in the business world. He feels strongly that successful entrepreneurs are always critical of their work and feel that they can do better. See This Article for additional information.
It is easy to see why Michael has been so successful in his career. This kind of leadership mindset is what has led him to be such a major catch for Wilson Towers Watson.