ACC names Willis Group executive Scott Pickering as new CEO

Mon, 04 Mar 2013

March 5 (BusinessDesk) – Accident Compensation Corp named Scott Pickering, an executive at NYSE-listed insurance broker Willis Group Holdings, as its new chief executive. Pickering, a kiwi who has worked abroad for much of the past 22 years, will start on May 1, taking over from acting CEO David May, who has been at the helm since Ralph Stewart departed in December. He has been regional CEO at Willis International, responsible for central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, based in Johannesburg since 2010. Pickering “shares th...
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