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Willis Towers Watson to Open Office in Puerto Rico

By on May 31, 2016

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SAN JUAN – Healthcare advisory and broking company Willis Towers Watson announced Tuesday that the Insurance Commissioner’s Office and National Association of Insurance Commissioners have granted it the regulatory licensing necessary to operate and open a new office in Puerto Rico. In addition, the company noted it has expanded its suite of offerings in Puerto Rico to include consulting services.

Ivette Ortiz, Health and Benefits practice lead for Puerto Rico, will head the new office, which will comprise healthcare consultants and benefit brokers. The business will primarily focus on the design and implementation of healthcare delivery solutions for large and multinational clients while also offering services aimed at employer-sponsored pension plans, and performance measurement and monitoring for talent and reward strategies.

“We’re very excited to grow the Willis Towers Watson business in Puerto Rico and to introduce consulting services with an emphasis on improving clients’ health plan efficiency and cost control,” Eric McMurray, U.S. Atlantic and South region lead, Health and Benefits, said in the published announcement.

“Puerto Rico is very much a relationship-driven market, and our team’s deep local knowledge combined with our ability to leverage Willis Towers Watson’s U.S. and international resources put us in a great position to facilitate client success,” Ortiz added.

“We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals,” reads the company’s release.

Willis Towers Watson has about 39,000 employees in more than 120 countries.

 

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