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NU Online News Service, July 19 , 3:40 p.m. EDT

Joe Plumeri, head of Willis Group Holdings, went beyond blasting the potential conflicts for brokers accepting contingency fees to urge buyers to ask who “independent” agents actually work for in an opinion column in this week’s National Underwriter.

Mr. Plumeri, chairman and chief executive officer of Willis, wrote in the July 19 “Final Say” that “whether you’re a big global broker like Willis or a local insurance agency…you can only serve one master. It’s either the carrier or the client. You can’t work for both.”

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