Willis named “Official Insurance Provider of the ECHL” for 2014-15 Season

The ECHL announced on Wednesday that Willis will once again serve as the “Official Commercial Insurance Provider of the ECHL” for the 2014-15 season for the League and its 28 Member Teams.

The partnership agreement highlights Willis at all ECHL regular season and playoff games, as well as at the League’s signature events hosted throughout the season.

“Willis is proud to continue our relationship with the ECHL,” Willis Executive Vice President Alex Fairly said. “We have enjoyed building relationships within the League for more than 14 seasons, and we look forward to increasing our partnership in the years to come.”

“As one of our longest tenured partners, Willis continues to support the League and serve as a key advisor in this period of the Expansion for the ECHL,” said ECHL Senior Vice President of Business Operations Ryan Crelin. “We look forward to continuing to work together, as Willis has proven themselves as a leader in managing sport related risk and insurance.”

About Willis

Willis Group Holdings is a leading global insurance broker. Through its subsidiaries, Willis develops and delivers professional insurance, reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting and actuarial services to corporations, public entities and institutions around the world. Willis has more than 400 offices in nearly 120 countries, with a global team of approximately 17,000 employees serving clients in virtually every part of the world. Additional information on Willis may be found at www.willis.com.


About the ECHL

Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 28 teams in 20 states and one Canadian province for its 27th season in 2014-15. There have been 544 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including three who have made his NHL debut in the 2014-15 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 29 of the 30 NHL teams in 2014-15, marking the 18th consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter.