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Kate Shepherd

Willis names Seth Peller as global head of casualty

December 20, 2013 - 11:57am

Seth Peller Willis Group Holdings

Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. has appointed Seth Peller as global head of casualty, the broker announced Friday.

Mr. Peller will assume the newly created role in January and leave his current role as CEO of Willis Argentina, the broker said in a statement.

In his new job, Mr. Peller will be responsible for building Willis' casualty portfolio to help ensure Willis connects all of its resources to offer clients a holistic solution and to develop a team of casualty experts, according to the statement.

“Seth brings considerable experience from his wholesale, placement and international work and is well positioned to develop our global casualty business,” Dominic Samengo-Turner, global head of broking and products at Willis, said in the statement. “Seth and the other global product leaders will work with the newly appointed global heads of industry and with existing regional and office leaders around Willis to bring the full breadth of Willis' expertise and capabilities to clients around the world.”

Ruben Signorini, currently CEO of Willis Re Argentina, will succeed Mr. Peller as CEO of Willis Argentina.

Mr. Peller will be based in New York.