Tom Srail and Fredrik Motzfeldt to head broker’s TMT division

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Willis has appointed new technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) leaders for North America and Europe.

Tom Srail has been named TMT leader for North America and Fredrik Motzfeldt as TMT leader for Europe.

Srail and Motzfeldt will report to Sara Benolken, Willis’s global head, TMT industry.

Motzfeldt previously held leadership roles at JLT and Marsh & McLennan’s communications, technology and media practices. He has worked in the insurance and risk management industry for more than 24 years, helping TMT companies in the UK, Europe and North America manage and finance their global risk exposures.

Srail joined Willis in 2004 and has since specialised in advising multinational clients, particularly in the media sector, on professional liability and cyber risks. Prior to joining Willis, Srail served as vice president and broker in the cyber and errors and omissions team at Marsh & McLennan.

Commenting on the appointments, Benolken said: “Tom and Fredrik are veterans of the technology and telecoms industries as well as risk and insurance experts. With more than 40 years of experience between them helping clients in the TMT sector manage global risk exposures they are uniquely qualified for these new leadership roles. These two appointments mark another key milestone for Willis in our effort to build a truly global TMT industry team focusing on the distinct challenges facing this vibrant sector.”