Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management arm of Aon Corp., appointed John Willett as the national industry practice leader.
Most recently, Willett served as managing director for Aon’s New England office. In his new position, Willett will oversee several industry practices, including financial institutions, food and agriculture, health care, heavy industries, real estate, pharmaceutical and chemical as well as technology. He will work with each practice leader and brokerage, sales and account leadership.
As managing director for Aon’s New England office, Willett served on the Aon Risk Solutions’ leadership team with a focus on new clients and client retention. His 24 years of risk management and brokerage background helped him direct a team of experts to complete analytics and diagnostic studies that benchmarked clients’ total cost of risk as well as provided innovative solutions to clients. Prior to Aon, Willett was the national real estate practice leader for Chartis/Lexington and served as senior vice president of AI Risk at Lexington.
Launched this year, Aon Broking integrates Aon Risk Solutions’ broking infrastructure across the unit’s retail, wholesale and specialty businesses in 120 countries to provide clients with the benefit of a consistent global approach on a local level.