A few weeks ago, one of the most popular online publishing platforms that has made itself a name from interviewing the who is who particularly in the global business world got a hold of Michael Burwell, the Chief Financial Officer of Willis Towers Watson and had a sit down with him in a deliberate effort to find out what makes him tick and may be in the process get a glimpse of his social and business life in an effort to understand what makes him successful executive that he is.
Mr. Michael Burwell always knew from a young age that he always wanted to be a successful global business executive and this is one of the reasons that he went to Michigan State University where pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. 10 years ago, Michael Burwell’s success in the global business industry was recognized by his former education center and was named Michigan State University Alumnus of the Year.
Michael Burwell has vast amounts of business experience and skills having spent more than 3 decades working for the global conglomerate Pricewaterhouse Coopers where he served for more than 10 years as a business advisor before he was elected to the position of partner. After having made partner, Michael was sent to the company’s Detroit office where he was to be in charge of transaction business.
Following his immense success in Detroit, the company saw it fit to promote him to be the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of all of Pricewaterhouse Coopers business in the United States, a position he held and served diligently for 3 years before moving on to the position of Vice Chairman of the company’s businesses both in the United States and all around the world. See This Page for related information.
When the interviewer sought to know the process through which the business executive comes up with new and exciting ideas, he responded that most of the times the ideas came from the individuals in the organization since he creates and encourages a corporate culture where everyone and anyone is free to think for themselves and present ideas which can help further the success, vision, and mission of the organization. He added that an idea that could rival that of Airbnb or even Uber could be within the organization and this is one of the reasons he encourages a culture of sharing ideas.