WTW (NASDAQ: WTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announces the recruitment of Blake Koen to join the company’s rapidly expanding energy team in Houston as managing director, global client advocate, natural resources for its North America business. In this role Koen will help to develop and execute the strategic direction of WTW’s energy business.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the energy liability market, Koen was a senior vice-president at Lockton in the North American energy team, having previously worked at Aon, Gallagher and Liberty Mutual. Koen was responsible for dealing with complex upstream and midstream companies and brings strong expertise in oil and gas segments.
This latest hire follows news last month of a team of five moving to WTW’s energy team in Houston as part of WTW’s investment in its North American natural resources business. (See https://www.wtwco.com/en-US/News/2022/07/wtw-announces-investment-in-north-american-natural-resources-business)
Bill Helander, WTW, head of natural resources, North America, said: “We are delighted to have Blake join our rapidly expanding team. Blake is one of the best liability brokers and account executives in the energy industry and his recruitment is not only a significant hire for WTW, it also further signifies our bold intentions and commitment to the natural resources sector in North America.”