Aon UK Names Allen New CFO

November 18, 2009

Aon Limited, the UK division of Aon, has appointed Simon Allen as chief operating officer, subject to the approval of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) He will also join Aon Limited’s board of directors.

The announcement noted Allen’s “significant operational and management experience in the banking and financial services sectors. Most recently, he was chief operations officer at Prudential. Prior to this, he was VP of international operations for Capital One Bank, Europe.”

He has a Bsc in Economics from Bristol University and in 1985 completed an MBA at Harvard, where he also tutored in finance and marketing.

Aon UK CEO Rob Brown welcomed Allen to Aon, citing his “very strong record of successfully driving operational improvement,” which, Brown indicated would “lead our drive to consistently deliver a distinctive and rewarding client experience.”

Allen indicated that joining Aon “is a wonderful opportunity to join a company that has a strong reputation and is a leader in its field. I am looking forward to being part of a team focused on driving the business forward in a challenging environment”

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