Michael Burwell is a certified public accountant and a graduate of Michigan State University. He worked as an accountant for several years before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (PwC) in July 2001 and spending the next 16 years of his career there. His first position at PwC was as the leader of transaction services for the Midwest as well the automotive industry leader. His success in these positions over the next four years led to him being promoted to be the US leader of the transaction services group. During these years he audited many clients of this company and performed assurance practice work.
In March 2008, Michael Burwell was promoted to PwC’s chief financial officer. He moved from Detroit, Michigan, to New York City for this new position. Just a year and a half later he was again promoted when, in addition to his position as the COO, he was named the new chief financial officer. In this new position he handled all of this firm’s United States business.
It was in October 2012 that Michael Burwell earned his next promotion, this time to global and US transformation leader. In this position, which he held for almost four years, he traveled across America as well as overseas in order to attend to PwC’s global operations. In July 2016 he was made a partner of PwC.
Around a year and half after having been made a partner of PwC, Michael Burwell decided to leave this firm and instead join Willis Towers Watson India Careers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was named this company’ new CFO after the former one had voluntarily retired. His new firm is a multinational company that provides advisory and broking serves to its clients. It was founded in 1828 and employees 40,000 people around the world. See This Article for additional information.
When Michael Burwell was hired at Willis Towers Watson the CEO of the company said that he is an excellent manager of people and would help to drive his company’s global growth. He also said that Michael Burwell exhibits a strong focus on the needs of clients and would be an excellent fit at his company.