Murphy named global head of cargo and specie

Willis Towers Watson has named Patrick Murphy as Global Head of Cargo and Specie within its Marine, Corporate Risk and Broking Division. Murphy will be responsible for client management, technical, placement and risk management specialists to support Willis Towers Watson marine clients in risk mitigation. He will report to Ben Abraham, Global Head of Marine.

Alastair Swift, Head of Corporate Risk & Broking, GB, said that “Patrick will be charged with growing, connecting and developing our capabilities as he leads our world-class team of over 200 cargo and specie professionals worldwide.”

Murphy has more than 29 years’ experience. He was previously Global Marine Practice Leader at Integro, where he spent 10 years building a leading Cargo Practice. Earlier in his career he held senior cargo roles at Marsh and Johnson & Higgins.