Towers Watson is delighted to announce that it will be entering 110 athletes into the UK Corporate Games Preston in 2012 – but this time with an added difference.

The leading global professional services company is thrilled to announce that it will be supporting the Games as a Platinum Champion – the latest Preston Champion to be added to the Worldwide Corporate Sport Community. 

The organisation has already enjoyed participating in several Games since its merger in January 2010 – and uses the Games as a means of bringing staff together for fun and fitness in the workplace, mixing friendly competition with socialising and having fun.  Prior to 2009, both Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt participated in previous Games, competing all over the globe including several UK and London Corporate Games , Melbourne and Sydney in Australia as well as Budapest, Istanbul and Zagreb, Croatia.

With 14,000 associates around the world, Towers Watson offers solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management, helping organisations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management.

Simon Gilliat, UK Managing Consultant for Towers Watson, said:

"We have supported our associates’ participation in the Corporate Games for many years. The Games and Towers Watson share many core attributes, including integrity, collaboration, respect and excellence. To be successful in the Games or the business world, organisations need healthy competition and great team work; for this reason Towers Watson is delighted to become more closely associated with the Corporate Games."

Team Leader for Towers Watson, John Harrison added:

“We are very excited to be attending next year’s Games in Olympic year in Preston. There is always great interest in taking part so the challenge of team selection for 2012 will start soon. We look forward to meeting other companies on the playing field – and will be sticking to our tried and tested winning Games formula: ‘Fun 1st, Win 2nd, Pub 3rd.’ "

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