25 April 2014News

Willis Appoints FINEX North America Practice Leader

Willis has announced the appointment of Alexis Faber as Practice Leader of FINEX North America, Willis’ management liability specialty practice group.

Faber will be responsible for the strategic direction of the practice, leading a team of more than 100 management liability and executive risks professionals throughout North America. In addition, she will work closely with Willis’ global industry and product leaders across the Willis platform to deliver the full range of insurance solutions to clients. She will be based in Memphis.

The FINEX Practice features deep expertise across a range of specialty insurance coverages, including directors’ & officers’ liability, errors & omissions liability, employment practices liability, cyber liability, crime and fidelity, fiduciary and others.

Faber previously served as chief operating officer of Willis North America’s Specialties and Practice Leader of Willis’ Risk Control and Claims Advocacy Group. She will report to Roland Avery, Willis’ global leader of financial institutions, professional indemnity, and directors and officers.

Commenting on the appointment Avery says, “We are thrilled to welcome Alexis to this role. Her strong track record of success with Willis North America’s Specialty Practices, combined with her broad financial, operational and leadership experience will help us execute on our strategy in North America.”

“Today organizations face an increasingly complex, legal, regulatory and economic environment and Willis is committed to helping companies meet these vital challenges, while protecting their executives and key assets against the risk of litigation,” he adds.