Willis Group Holdings (WSH), the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, has appointed Michelle Bishop as client development manager for international private medical insurance.

Michelle will work within the UK Employee Benefits practice to help clients with globally mobile employees navigate the international employee benefits landscape.

Michelle joins Willis from Aetna International where she was account manager for the UK intermediary team. Having held a variety of roles in the medical insurance market, Michelle brings with her valuable international knowledge to complement and further expand the capabilities of the Willis UK Employee Benefits team overseas.

Commenting on Michelle’s appointment, Tony Powis, CEO of Willis UK Employee Benefits, said: "As UK organisations increasingly look to capitalise on international growth opportunities, Willis has expanded its team to support the specific challenges faced by HR professionals in the provision of benefits across a difficult and highly regulated environment.

"We are delighted that Michelle has joined our specialist healthcare team. Michelle brings a wealth of knowledge that further enhances our offering to multinational employers who are looking to reduce their employee risk exposures through the design, implementation and management of their overseas programmes."