Willis Towers Watson partners with Indeez
WTW and French startup Indeez announced a joint broking partnership to distribute insurance products for independent workers working with digital platforms in Asia Pacific. Through this partnership, Indeez will leverage the local market network and relationships of Willis Towers Watson in Asia Pacific to build tailored protection and benefits programs for the community of gig workers in the region.
Founded in 2020, Indeez is on a mission to create a safety net for gig workers and it works with digital platforms to design products for their community of independent workers in Europe. Products include professional liability, accident and income protection.
“As a firm focused on protecting people and managing risk, the partnership with Indeez will allow us to enable access to their existing protection products within Asia Pacific to the gig workers, and at the same time, enhance and develop new offerings to our shared clients. Digital labour platforms have transformed the world of work and the need to support this growing and influential workforce is vital. Indeez have a unique offering in Europe, and we are excited to work with them to expand the opportunities into Asia Pacific” – Simon Weaver, Head of Corporate Risk & Broking, Asia Pacific, and Head of Australasia, at WTW.
“We consider WTW as a strategic partner in our mission to empower independent workers globally. As one of the fastest growing European insurtechs, Indeez and WTW, both recognise the needs of independent workers and digital platforms as a key sector in society that needs to be urgently addressed, and this requires collaboration to build solutions and innovation at global scale.” – Vikas Chhariya, CEO of Indeez.