Willis Group Holdings, a global insurance broker, has named Stephen Wood, the company’s global group financial controller, as interim chief financial officer (CFO). Wood steps in for Patrick Regan, who is leaving the company to become CFO of Aviva.
In his interim role, Wood will report to Willis chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Joseph Plumeri and will continue to be based in London.
Wood joined Willis in October 2006 with more than 19 years experience gained in banking, finance and public accounting. Prior to joining Willis, he was divisional chief operating officer – annuities at GE Life (UK), a subsidiary of General Electric. In his current role, he is responsible for external reporting, treasury and financial planning and analysis.
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