Murphy will lead the firms its Risk Consulting and Software business in EMEA

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Towers Watson has named Michael Murphy as managing director of its Risk Consulting and Software (RCS) business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), with immediate effect.

Murphy joined Towers Watson in 2011 to lead the RCS operations in Continental Europe, Ireland and South Africa. Prior to this he was the Managing Director of Aviva Insurance Europe SE and held a number of senior executive positions in Aviva Ireland (previously Hibernian) and Canada Life Europe

He has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry in local and regional leadership roles.

Towers Watson global leader Rory O’Brien said: Michael combines a deep knowledge of our business with valuable insights gained from his experience in local and regional leadership roles with insurers.   He will add a valuable perspective to our global and regional management teams as we aim to support clients through the various market changes taking place across the EMEA region.”