Willis Towers Watson at a Glance

The Buzz

  • "HR consulting giant."
  • "Bureaucracy."
  • "Wouldn't want to work there now they are publicly owned."
  • "Competitive."

About Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson was created in 2015, following a merger between Willis Group and Towers Watson--itself a merger between Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt Worldwide after years of direct competition between the two. Today, Willis Towers Watson is one of the world's largest HR and actuarial consulting firms, boasting over 40,000 employees and multiple offices on every continent but Antarctica. Its practices focus on human resources and risk and financial management.

Willis Towers Watson

875 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 725-7550


  • Employer Type: Public
  • Stock Symbol: WLTW
  • Stock Exchange: NASDAQ
  • CEO: John Haley
  • 2017 Employees: 40,000

  • Major Departments & Practices
    Communication and Change Management
    Corporate Risk Management and Risk Financing
    Employee Surveys
    Executive Compensation
    Global Data Services
    Health and Group Benefits
    HR Software
    Insurance Industry Consulting
    International Consulting
    Investmentv Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Transactions
    Retiree Medical Exit Solution
    Risk Software Solutions
    Sales Effectiveness and Rewards
    Talent Assessment
    Talent Management
    Technology and Administration Solutions
    Technology and Software Overview

Major Office Locations

  • New York, NY (HQ)