Towers Perrin

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Towers Perrin
TypeConsultancy
IndustryActuarial
Management consulting
Insurance
Human Resources
Professional Services
Founded1934
Defunct2010
SuccessorTowers Watson
HeadquartersStamford, Connecticut, USA
Key people
Mark Mactas, CEO
ProductsProfessional Services
Reinsurance
Revenue$1,410.0M (2005)[1]
Number of employees
5,171[1]

Towers Perrin was a professional services firm specializing 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 was 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Profile information about Towers Perrin". Hoover’s, Inc. 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-08.
  2. ^ "History - About the Firm". Archived from the original on February 28, 2008.
  3. ^ Offices and Alliance Partner Locations - Contact Us - Global - Towers Perrin