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Willis Towers Watson opens tech hub in Tempe, hiring 400 with room to grow

Posted: 12:50 PM, Aug 30, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-30 15:51:39-04
The City of Tempe continues to attract tech jobs to the Valley.  
 
Willis Towers Watson opened its 92,000-square-foot tech center at 1144 W. Washington St. on Tuesday.  
 
The company is now looking to fill the empty desks with 400 new employees including software engineers, licensed benefit advisors and other service experts.
 
The office is designed to eventually hold 800 workers.
 
"The Valley of the Sun is known for its incredible pool of talent, strong education, technical expertise and bilingual capabilities. Our clients and customers around the country will be better off as a result of our stronger presence here," said Managing Director Gene Wickes, leader of Exchange Solutions for Willis Towers Watson.
 
"We are committed to becoming an even more active participant in the economic strength of the region by creating hundreds of new jobs, and I am honored to be part of our company's deeper commitment to Arizona." 
 
According to a release from the company: The technology hub and service center will support clients of the company's innovative, private exchange-based services and solutions that enable people to navigate their benefits options with confidence and give employers peace of mind that employers are making the right decisions.
 
Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) is a global advisory, brokerage and solutions company. You can apply for one of the Tempe jobs here