Bailey Named Willis North America CEO, Succeeding Exiting Vitale

September 21, 2006

Don Bailey has been named chief executive officer of Willis North America. Bailey, currently Willis North America’s chief operating officer, succeeds Mario P. Vitale, who is joining Zurich as CEO of its Global Corporate North American operations.

Concurrent with his promotion, Bailey joins the Willis Partners Group, the company’s management committee.

Bailey joined Willis in March, 2003 to lead the firm’s North American Executive Risks Practice, and has since served as CEO of the company’s North American large account practice. He was named COO of Willis North America in March 2006. He came to Willis from Allianz Insurance Company in Chicago where he served as senior vice president and chief underwriting officer of the Specialty Risk Lines. Prior to his tenure with Allianz, Bailey ws with Aon and Marsh in various capacities.

Source: Willis

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