Towers Perrin

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Towers Perrin
Former type Consultancy
Industry Actuarial
Management consulting
Insurance
Human Resources
Professional Services
Successors Towers Watson
Founded 1934
Defunct 2010
Headquarters Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Key people Mark Mactas, CEO
Products Professional Services
Reinsurance
Revenue $1,410.0M (2005)[1]
Employees 5,171[1]
Website TowersPerrin.com

Towers Perrin was a professional services firm specialising in human resources and financial services consulting, which merged in January 2010 with Watson Wyatt to form Towers Watson. The firm was a provider of reinsurance intermediary services and is active in the actuarial consulting arena with its Tillinghast insurance consulting practice.

History[edit]

On March 1, 1934, Towers, Perrin, Forster & Crosby opened for business in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1987, Towers Perrin was established as the umbrella name for the firm.[2] On June 28, 2009, Towers, Perrin, Forster & Crosby and Watson Wyatt Worldwide (NYSE:WW) announced their agreement to merge into a new publicly traded company called Towers Watson & Co; the merger was completed in January 2010.[citation needed]

Offices[edit]

Towers Perrin had offices and alliance partners in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.[3]

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