Aon Makes UK, EMEA Appointments

August 24, 2009

Aon UK announced the appointment of Keith Ashworth as head of risk transfer for UK & EMEA [Europe, Middle East and Africa] for Aon Global’s newly integrated team, combining UK brokerage operations with EMEA business development and EMEA wholesale property teams.

His primary focus will be on large multinational companies, designing and placing multiline, as well as P/C risk transfer programs. He will report to Karl Hennessy, managing director of Aon Global UK.

Ashworth joined Aon in 2006 as a director of Aon Global. He previously worked for JLT for seventeen years and brings more than thirty years of experience in insurance broking, risk financing and captive reinsurance.

Aon also announced that Guy Malyon has been named head of UK broking, including property, casualty and auto. Chris Sutton has been named head of strategic risk financing focusing on large, complex global accounts, and Alan Abel is to head risk transfer, EMEA property.

In Ashworth’s opinion Aon has a “unique opportunity to bring together our outstanding broking talent in UK broking, EMEA business development and EMEA wholesale property. Each member of our combined team of 37 has contributed to building the most effective framework and setting a strong team culture which will form the foundation for our future success.”

Source: Aon – www.aon.com

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