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December 2, 2009

Willis hire Capital Markets head

by Richard Kilner

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Michael Bakker has been appointed by Willis Group Holdings to serve as head and MD of Europe for its Willis Capital Markets and Advisory unit.

He joins Willis from Bank of America, where he worked as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Financial Institutions Group.

Earlier in his career he spent over a decade and a half with Goldman Sachs working across the world in locations such as London, Tokyo and Singapore.

Bakker will be based in London and charged with fostering business in Europe.

He will report directly to Tony Ursano, chief executive officer of Willis Capital Markets and Advisory.

Ursano welcomed Bakker’s appointment and the 21 years of financial services experience he will bring to Willis in his new position.


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