Willis Towers Watson names Clare Muhiudeen as Head of Asia

23 November 2021 Consultancy.asia 1 min. read
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Willis Towers Watson has appointed a new leader for its Asia division: Clare Muhiudeen.

Based in Hong Kong, Clare Muhiudeen will lead Willis Towers Watson’s more than fifteen offices in the region. She succeeds Scott Burnett, who is currently transitioning from the regional Asia director role into his new position as Chief Commercial Officer for the Risk & Broking division.

Muhiudeen brings more than 30-years of experience in human capital consulting to the role, serving clients and leading teams across various international markets including Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Clare Muhiudeen, Head of Asia, WTW

Most recently, she was the international leader of the company’s Human Capital & Benefits segment and has worked with multinational companies in a range of sectors, including engineering, airlines, luxury brands, telecommunications, professional services and many more. Earlier in her career at the firm, she led the Talent & Rewards service line across the Asia Pacific.

Commenting on her appointment, Muhiudeen said: “I am excited to be leading our dynamic and talented colleagues in the delivery of our value proposition across our two key segments – Health, Wealth and Career, and Risk and Broking, to organisations and communities across Asia.”

Pamela Thomson-Hall, Head of International at Willis Towers Watson, said: “Clare is an accomplished and inspiring leader in the organisation. Her diverse experience and insights on the emerging markets, managing complex strategic reward, talent and change programmes uniquely placed her to take up this position.”

“In addition, Clare brings with her a collaborative client-first culture that will enable us to deliver superior advice, broking and solutions in the areas of people, risk and capital to our clients in Asia. Being a Malaysian, Clare also understands the Asian region well.”