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Willis Opens 21st Office in China

NU Online News Service, March 19, 3:04 p.m. EDT

Willis Group Holdings announced last week that its Willis China subsidiary was granted approval to open its 21st office the country.

Willis China will open the office inChongqing. Willis says the city is a key location as an economic center on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River. Located in central-west China, it has a population of 32 million spread over an area twice the size of Taiwan.

“As Chongqing, and indeed China, continue to grow at pace, so too do the risk management requirements of their commercial sectors,” says Mitchell Ma, China chief executive officer in a statement. “This move will enable us to be close to our clients and markets so that we can fully understand their challenges and provide them with the best quality services, backed by Willis’ global resources.”

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