Willis Group Holdings, the global insurance broker, today announced the appointment of Peter Poillon as Director of Investor Relations. Based in New York, Poillon will report to Mike Neborak, Group Chief Financial Officer.
In his new role, Poillon will be responsible for developing and executing a proactive and comprehensive investor relations strategy to broaden institutional ownership and maximize Willis’ position with the investor community. Poillon will act as the primary interface with the investment community, maintaining and developing relationships with analysts and investors.
Poillon joins Willis from Cowen Group, a diversified financial services company, where he served as Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Poillon’s career includes an eighteen year stint with Ambac Financial Group, where he held the position of Head of Investor and Media Relations for nine years. He also served in Audit, Risk Management and Corporate Controlling positions within the company.
Commenting on the appointment, Neborak said, “Peter has an exceptional track record in investor relations, and possesses a wealth of broad experience in senior roles. I’m delighted to welcome him on board to further strengthen our investor relations team.”