Insurance advisor and broker Willis Towers Watson has named Louise Pennington as large account leader for its Corporate Risk and Broking segment. In this newly created role, Pennington will be responsible for large account growth strategy, focusing on Fortune 1000 clients across multiple industries.

Pennington will continue to manage a portfolio of business in this key segment. Based in New York, she will report to Mike Liss, head of Corporate Risk and Broking, North America.

Pennington, an 18-year industry veteran, joined Willis Towers Watson in 2012. Most recently, she served as director of Client Management in the company’s metro New York region. She is a former practicing attorney and served in the New York County District Attorney’s office in Manhattan from 1995 to 2000.

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