Willis Towers Watson appoints Kemp Ross

Insurance broker and investment advisory firm Willis Towers Watson has announced the appointment of Kemp Ross as global head of Delegated Investment Solutions.

In his newly created role, Ross will be responsible for the investment outsourcing business. Based in Chicago, he will report to Chris Ford, global head of Investments at Willis Towers Watson.

He joins from Aon Hewitt, where he has held various roles since he joined in 2008; most recently he was senior partner, head of Solutions and Operations for Investment. Prior to this, he worked at Mercer for 15 years, most recently as the Chicago Retirement Business leader.

Ross comments on his appointment: “I am delighted to be joining at this time of accelerated growth in the investment outsourcing business, which is in line with a greater appreciation of the value full-time professional portfolio management can offer. The trend towards outsourcing is clear, as investors try to match their investment ambition with the right level and quality of resources.”

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Mona Dohle
Mona Dohle speaks German and Dutch, she is DACH & Benelux Correspondent for InvestmentEurope. Prior to that, she worked as a journalist in Egypt and Palestine. She started her career as a journalist working for a local German newspaper. Mona graduated with an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS and has completed the CISI Certificate in International Wealth and Investment Management.

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