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Willis Towers Watson recognized by 2020 Women on Boards for having 20% or more corporate board seats held by women

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Willis Towers Watson has been named a Winning 'W' Company by 2020 Women on Boards for achieving at least 20% women on its corporate board before the year 2020...

Winning 'W' Companies are cited in the 2020 Women on Boards annual Gender Diversity Index, which tracks the number of corporate board seats held by women among the Russell 3000 Index. As of 2018, the percentage of board seats held by women rose to 17.7%, up from 16.0% in 2017.

We are delighted to be recognized by 2020 Women on Boards for our company's progress in tackling gender balance at the board level.”
John Haley
CEO, Willis Towers Watson

John Haley, CEO, Willis Towers Watson, said, "We are delighted to be recognized by 2020 Women on Boards for our company's progress in tackling gender balance at the board level. This speaks to our partnership with Paradigm for Parity, which we signed in 2016 and reflects Willis Towers Watson's commitment to achieve gender parity in leadership by 2030."

"We applaud Willis Towers Watson for engaging the diverse opinions and perspectives of both genders on their board," said Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, CEO of 2020 Women on Boards. "Studies have shown the varied perspectives of women are uniquely valuable to corporations and the challenges they face today."

Willis Towers Watson will be honored during 2020 Women on Boards' eighth National Conversation on Board Diversity program being hosted in Chicago on November 21, 2019. Anna Catalano, who currently serves on Willis Towers Watson's board of directors, will be a keynote panelist.