Willis Towers Watson has appointed Sari Harjunniemi as Managing Director for Finland. Sari assumes the responsibility from Ilkka Pöllänen, who after 11 years as Managing Director for Willis Towers Watson Finland, will be going into a Client Executive role.
Sari joined Willis in 2011 as a Director of Liability Insurance, and she was appointed as Deputy Managing Director in 2015. She will formally be assuming the role as Managing Director as from 3rd October 2016.
Johan Forsgård, Regional Leader for Willis Towers Watson Sweden and Finland, commented: “I am very happy to welcome Sari into this new role within Willis Towers Watson. I look forward to working with her in building the next chapter in the WTW business in Finland. Her experience, market knowledge and energy are perfectly suited for taking on this role. At the same time I want to extend my appreciation and thanks to Ilkka for the excellent development of the business over the last decade and I am pleased that his ambition is now to continue working with our great clients over many years to come!”
Sari Harjunniemi commented: “I am excited about this opportunity - we have always had a strong client focus and emphasis on teamwork, and now we also have more resources to bring innovative solutions and world-class advice to our clients. Working across boundaries of business and geography gives us a great chance to expand the business in Finland. Every decision made will be in the hopes of helping our clients succeed.”
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