Kent expected Willis Re to be spun out, former exec claimed
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Kent expected Willis Re to be spun out, former exec claimed

Willis Re CEO James Kent told colleagues he expected the reinsurance broker would be “sold off to another buyer” to appease regulators as a result of the merger with Aon, according to documents that have emerged in legal tangle in a Florida courtroom between Willis Towers Watson and Guy Carpenter.

In court filings from December, Cameron Roe, formerly senior director of client relationship management at Willis Re in Miami, alleged that Kent and his colleague Tony Melia said internally that the Aon merger “was not good for clients”.


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