Michael Burwell graduated from Michigan State University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. For 31 years he worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP. He spent 11 years working at Pricewaterhouse. His work included working with many audit clients in the assurance practice. Michael Burwell became a partner and began PWC’s transaction service practice in Detroit in 1997. Because of his high standard and excellence in his career, he became the leader of PWC’s central region and worked at the US Transaction Service Leader. He received the title of Chief Financial Officer in 2007 and was also appointed Chief Operating Officer PWC U.S. business. Michael Burwell’s career took him on the path of being a successful leader when in 2012 he was given the honor of being the Vice Chairman Global and United States Transformation.
Michael Burwell became the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) at Willis Towers Watson on August 21, 2017. Willis Towers Watson is a leader in worldwide advisory capacity and a brokerage company. When Michael Burwell’s appointment as the Chief Executive Officer was announced, John Haley, who is Chief Executive Officer at Willis Towers Watson, said they were delighted to have Michael Burwell as part of their leadership unit as their CEO. As the company grows, Michael Burwell will make a powerful positive impact on the company. He will help to move the company in the right direction. Mr. Burwell will be an asset to the company because he has a good understanding of what it takes to manage a company. He has over 31 years of experience which he brings to Willis Towers Watson and will use it as a driving force in finance, transformation, and transactions. This is going to be a long-term attempt in helping the company to grow. Willis Towers Watson is proud of helping their clients globally to grow by providing solutions to their financial needs and helping to cut their financial risk. They employ 40,000 workers in over 140 countries. Go To This Page for additional information.
Michael Burwell accepted his role as CEO of Willis Towers Watson and is honored to be a part of such a fine financial institution. He is enthusiastic about his future for the company, their leadership, strength and their loyalty to their clients. They have a good perception of the needs of their clients. He plans to contribute his years of experience to the company in making it a continued success.