Chubb, Willis Executives Join Aon Risk Solutions in New York

July 11, 2012

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, recently hired Edward Reilly and Joseph Russo as senior vice presidents in the construction services group.

Edward Reilly, left, and Joseph Russo recently joined Aon Risk Solutions' construction services group.
Both Reilly and Russo are based in Aon’s New York office.

In his new role, Reilly will build on his 20 years of experience in the surety market by supporting Aon’s commercial and contract surety efforts across the Northeast region.

Before joining Aon Risk Solutions, Reilly held several executive positions at Chubb, including vice president, regional surety manager, surety counsel and assistant zone manager. He is active in a number of industry associations and currently serves as a vice chair of the American Bar Association Fidelity, the Surety Law Committee and co-chair of their Underwriting Committee.

Russo, in his new role as senior vice president, will lead the group’s brokerage strategy, identify new business opportunities for construction projects and spearhead project insurance brokerage including general and excess liability, builders risk and environmental and professional liabilities.

Russo previously served as executive vice president and Northeast project director at Willis, focusing on controlled insurance programs for owners and contractors.

Aon plc, headquartered in London, is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Aon serves clients in over 120 countries through its more than 61,000 colleagues worldwide. The company reported $979 million net income attributable to Aon stockholders in 2011.

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