In August of 2017, Willis Towers Watson formally announced the addition of Michael J. Burwell as the new CFO – Chief Financial Officer – of the global financial broker. Willis Towers Watson was founded in the early 19th century, and it currently employs thousands of people in over 100 countries worldwide. Burwell replaces the outgoing CFO Roger Millay who is retiring after a long and successful career at Willis Towers Watson.
Michael Burwell has over three decades of experience in advising a variety of companies on the best way to approach their individual investment strategies. Burwell brings a vast amount of investment and leadership experience from his time at (PwC) PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a valued part of the investment firm.
Michael Burwell has always appreciated the opinions of others and understands the importance of listening to the ideas of colleagues in the pursuit of doing what is best for the clients. Burwell knows that collaboration is key to fostering a climate of growth and success in the complex world of business.
Another trait that makes Michael Burwell an asset in the fast-moving world of investment strategies is his ability to effectively network with his peers, clients, and members of the leadership team. Burwell believes in the premise of using every available resource to accomplish the goals set before him. He also fosters genuine relationships with everyone who is part of the collaborative process; creating an environment where teamwork is not only promoted, but it is encouraged.
Michael Burwell is a native of the Detroit, Michigan area, and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and he is also a Certified Public Accountant. Burwell is an active community member who has worked with various local organizations in the greater Detroit area to assist in the betterment of the community. Go Here for more information.