Singapore, August 4, 2014 — Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW), a global professional services company, today announced that it has appointed André Czanik to lead its Health and Group Benefits business in Asia Pacific. He will be based in Singapore.
“André comes to us with a strong track record of success through exceptional client service and innovative thinking,” said Andrew Heard, Managing Director — Asia Pacific Benefits, Towers Watson. “His background is uniquely diverse, a tremendous asset in the multicultural markets of Asia Pacific — his global experience spans South Africa and Europe and he has a deep knowledge of Asia in particular. We’re confident André will add tremendous significant value for our clients in this exciting new space.”
Czanik has close to two decades experience in the health consulting and insurance sectors, and extensive experience in developing markets including China, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and sub-Saharan Africa.
Heard continued: “As our clients continue to face the mounting human capital-related challenges and costs of global expansion, there’s a growing need for governance that’s not only consistent across borders but also informed by a depth of local knowledge. Andre’s rich professional experience brings both regional and local perspectives to the table.
“As Towers Watson grows its Health and Group Benefits business in Asia Pacific to encapsulate not just benefit solutions such as benefit design and employee choice, but through expanded brokerage capabilities as well, we’re looking forward to André’s expertise and vision in navigating our clients through the next stage of growth.”
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Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW) is a leading global professional services company that helps organisations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.