WTW expands ICT leadership with new North America Proposition Leader

Laura Doddington joins WTW from Aviva Canada, bringing two decades of experience in pricing, distribution, digital, claims, and P&L accountability.

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WTW (London), a global advisory, broking, and solutions company, has announced the appointment of Laura Doddington as North America Proposition Leader–Pricing, Product, Claims and Underwriting (PPCU) Personal Lines for Insurance Consulting and Technology (ICT). Doddington’s depth of expertise, experience in consulting and insurance companies, and knowledge of WTW’s solutions will continue to drive the advancement of PPCU to achieve ambitious goals around revenue growth, innovation and thought leadership, according to a WTW statement.

Laura Doddington, North America Proposition Leader, PPCU, Personal Lines, ICT, WTW.

Doddington joins WTW from Aviva Canada (Markham, Ontario) with expertise acquired over nearly two decades in the insurance industry across North America and the U.K., the WTW statement notes. She brings experience in pricing, distribution, digital, claims, and P&L accountability. In her most recent role, Doddington served as SVP and managing director leading the transformation and significant growth of Aviva Canada’s Digital Direct business. Doddington began her career at EMB (Epsom, Surrey, now part of WTW) in the U.K., where her primary focus was helping clients implement best practices around pricing. Doddington has also served roles at Desjardins General Insurance Group and RSA UK and Canada.

Based in Toronto, Doddington will advise WTW’s insurance clients on improving their underwriting, pricing, product development, carrier operations, distribution, and sales capabilities, WTW reports. She will also help develop and bring WTW’s pricing software suite (Radar), underwriting solutions, portfolio management platforms, and digital trading solutions to North American insurers.

Nic Beaudoin, Americas P&C Division Leader, ICT, WTW.

“We are excited to welcome Laura to WTW,” comments Nic Beaudoin, Americas P&C Division Leader, ICT, WTW. “Her extensive knowledge of the insurance industry and proven track record of driving growth and innovation make her the perfect fit to lead our PPCU Personal Lines business in North America. We are convinced that she will bring significant value to our clients and our team.”

Helping Clients to Excel

“I am delighted to be joining WTW,” comments Doddington on her appointment. “I have seen first-hand the value that WTW brings to insurance carriers. I am looking forward to working with this great team, building on the foundations already in place, and working with clients to help them excel.”

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at AnthODonnell@IIReporter.com or (503) 936-2803.

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