Jim Blaney

Willis North America

CEO, Human Capital Practice




Jim is the CEO of the Human Capital Practice at Willis North America. He is responsible for overall Human Capital business unit growth, specifically focused on new sales, client retention, training, talent recruiting, and mergers & acquisitions. His major accomplishments include industry leading organic growth in 2011, the integration of Willis’ largest US acquisition, and assisting with the transformation of the US operation from a pure employee benefits focus into a Human Capital Consulting business. Prior to joining Willis North America, Jim was responsible for substantial revenue growth of the Greater Philadelphia Human Capital Consulting Team.

Jim started in the industry over 20 years ago as an Executive Benefit Consultant for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company working in the Philadelphia region. Subsequently, Jim was a founding member of a regional brokerage firm which grew to become a premier provider of employee and executive benefit products and consulting services in the Philadelphia metro market.

Jim has an undergraduate degree in Business and Speech Communications from Bloomsburg University. Jim is a licensed Life, Accident and Health agent in every state in the US. Jim also holds a Series 6 and 63 NASD Securities license.

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