Hosted by John Durkin, Vice President – Global Alliances Gallagher , Gallagher Re’s Town Hall on March 9th was mainly devoted to the acquisition of Willis Re.
Tom Gallagher (Gallagher’s CEO – Gallagher Global Brokerage) kicked off the meeting by expressing concern and support for everyone involved in the Ukraine conflict and announcing that they have officially opened all of their offices as of March 1st.
He then moved on to talk about the 3.25-billion-dollar Willis Re acquisition agreement, three times larger than any other transaction in the company’s history, and how it came together.
Despite the setbacks faced in 2021,the Global Integration took place on December 1st 2021, merging with 222 colleagues, 30 countries and 1000 clients.
Gallagher praised James Kent and his team for the work they did in order to accomplish the deal. Gallagher expressed that their success had a lot to do with their experience in previous acquisitions.
SOURCE: THE GALLAGHER GLOBAL NETWORK