Matt Furman

General Counsel at Willis Towers Watson Plc

Matt Furman

Matt Furman

General Counsel at Willis Towers Watson Plc

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Willis Towers Watson Plc
Willis Group Holdings Plc
The Travelers Cos., Inc.

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Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1970

Age

50

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Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Willis Towers Watson Plc

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Travelers Cos., Inc.

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Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry & Neurology at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

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Former Group Vice President, Emerging Markets at BP Plc

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Vice President, Human Resources at Intuit, Inc.

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Former Co-Chair, Civil Support Division at The Legal Aid Society

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Former Managing Director at Smith Barney, Inc.

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Director, NYU Center of Excellence on Brain Aging at NYU Elaine A. & Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Unity Health System, Inc.

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Matt Furman
General Counsel at Willis Towers Watson Plc
Education
JD

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Career History
General Counsel
2016 - Current

Willis Towers Watson Plc engages in the provision of advisory, broking, and solutions services. It operates through the following segments: Human Capital and Benefits; Corporate Risk and Broking; Investment, Risk and Reinsurance; and Benefits Delivery and Administration. The Human Capital and Benefits segment provides advice, broking, solutions, and software for employee benefit plans, the human resources organization, and the management teams. The Corporate Risk and Broking segment offers a broad range of risk advice, insurance brokerage, and consulting services to clients ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations. The Investment, Risk and Reinsurance segment applies a sophisticated approach to risk which helps clients free up capital and manage investment complexity. The Benefits Delivery and Administration segment covers medical and ancillary benefit exchange and outsourcing services to active employees and retirees across both the group and individual markets. The company was founded in 1828 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Group General Counsel & Executive Vice President
2015 - Prior

Willis Group Holdings Plc operates as a holding company that through its subsidiaries provides insurance brokerage, reinsurance and consulting services to its clients worldwide. The company operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Global. The North America segment provides risk management, insurance brokerage, employee benefits brokerage and consulting services in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The International segment provides reinsurance and risk management services in Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia, Australasia, the Middle East, South Africa and Latin America. The Global segment provides brokerage and consulting services. Willis Group Holdings was founded in 1828 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Group General Counsel, Corporate & Governance
2007 - 2015

The Travelers Companies, Inc. is an American insurance company. It is the second largest writer of U.S. commercial property casualty insurance and the third largest writer of U.S. personal insurance through independent agents. Travelers is incorporated in Minnesota, with headquarters in New York City and its largest office in Hartford, Connecticut. Travelers also maintains a large office in St. Paul, Minnesota.It has been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since June 8, 2009.

Political Donations
$2,700
2018

Representative from Oregon's 2nd Congressional District

$2,700
2015

Former Governor of Florida

$5,400
2015

Senator from Kansas

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