“There is only one place to look for leadership and that is in the mirror”, this still remains Mike’s favorite quote in lying down the strategies that have enabled him to grow his business and career. We are all living in a dynamic society where every person will tell you why something will not work, but Michael Burwell has a strategy that has probably made him so successful in his maneuver. His principle strategies which he recommends every aspirant businessman is to develop their relationship: be positive, relentless, and good listeners. He maintains that every person has a unique and interesting part of them and unless you listen and engage them in your discussions, you may never know that hidden pearl in people.
Mike Burwell laid his foundation strongly by attending Michigan State University where he pursued Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Besides, he sharpened his skills and became a Certified Public Accountant. The outstanding Mike has gained great experience from Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP (PwC) where he gave his service for 31 years. After serving patiently as a business advisor in the company for 11 years, he was transferred to Detroit transaction business in 1997 where he led PwC’s transactions in the central United States. As a result of his outstanding strategies, he became the Chief Finance Officer and consequently Chief Operating Officer throughout PwC’s United States Business in 2009. In 2012, he hit his peak when he was appointed Vice Chairman Global and United States Transformation where he left a legacy of expanding internal services in PwC.
With the above experience, you can tell why Willis Towers Watson appointed him in the last quarter of the year 2017 to be their Chief Financial Officer where he is currently transforming a whole lot of things in the company. The way Mike brings changes in a department or organization is amazing and perhaps this could be the reason why in 2010 he became the Michigan State University’s Alumnus of the year. The university is really proud of him after all success has many friends and acquaintances.
It goes without mentioning Burwell’s mindset and character which every person willing to reach his position should learn is how he works with various leaders and management, his commitment to the clients and his collaborative yet inclusive culture which definitely leads to his success in every organization he joins. Find More Information Here.