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Towers Watson beefs up investment business
05 March 2014
Ed Francis appointed EMEA head of investment
Towers Watson has hired Ed Francis as EMEA head of the
company's Investment business, effective immediately. He
succeeds Chris Ford who, after holding this position since
2011, has assumed the role of global head of investment.
Ford said: "I have worked with Ed for over a decade and have
been impressed by his commitment to our clients and our
investment business. He has served as a key member of the EMEA
leadership team for several years while working with some of
our largest and most sophisticated clients.
I look forward to working with him on the global leadership
team as he takes on the challenges of leading and growing our
Investment business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa."
Francis joined Towers Watson in 2001 from
PricewaterhouseCoopers and has held a number of leadership
roles during that time, most recently being a member of the
EMEA investment leadership team and head of the UK client