Willis Group Holdings
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|Company Name||Willis Group Holdings|
|CEO Name||Joseph Plumeri, II|
|CEO Retirement Assets||$8,141,126|
|Annual Company Revenue||$3,447,000,000|
|Federal Lobbying/Political Donations ('09-'12*)||$750,000|
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2011 data unless otherwise noted.
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Willis Group Holdings is a publicly owned company that was founded in 1828 as Henry Willis&Co. and claims to be "the world's oldest insurance broker." After several mergers and acquisitions between many insurance firms, the Willis Group became its current incarnation in 1999 and was listed in the New York Stock Exchange in 2001. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
In 2011, the company reported $2,447,000,000 in total revenues.
Ties to Pete Peterson's "Fix the Debt"
The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Willis Group Holdings is part of the Campaign to Fix the Debt as of February 2013.
This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's investigation of Pete Peterson's Campaign to "Fix the Debt." Please visit our main SourceWatch page on Fix the Debt.
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The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Through a special report and new interactive wiki resource, the Center for Media and Democracy -- in partnership with the Nation magazine -- exposes the funding, the leaders, the partner groups, and the phony state "chapters" of this astroturf supergroup. Learn more at PetersonPyramid.org and in the Nation magazine.
Board of Directors
As of January 2013
- Joseph J. Plumeri: Non-Executive Chairman, Willis Group Holdings PLC
- Dominic A. Casserley
- Joesph A. Califano, Jr.
- Anna C. Catalano
- Sir Roy Gardner
- Jeremy Hanley
- Robyn S. Kravit
- Jeffrey B. Lane
- Wendy E. Lane
- James F. McCann
- Douglas B. Roberts
233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 288-7700
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