Simon Gaffney has been named chief operating officer of Willis Group Holdings P.L.C.’s Willis Global operation, the brokerage announced Thursday.
Mr. Gaffney, who is based in London, previously served as director of corporate development. He succeeds Paul Owens, who was named CEO of Willis’ global captive practice late last year.
Anne Pullum will succeed Mr. Gaffney. She joined Willis from McKinsey & Co., where she served as an engagement manager serving financial services and natural resources clients. She is also based in London.