Aon UK appoints new non-executive Chairman Aon Risk Solutions

Simon Jeffreys, Non Executive Chairman, Aon RIsk Solutions

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc has announced the appointment of Simon Jeffreys as Non-Executive Chairman of Aon UK Ltd.

Mr Jeffreys has been a Non-executive Director of the Aon UK Board since May 2009 and is the current Chairman of the Audit Committee.  He is a former Chief Operating Officer at the Welcome Trust as well as serving as Group Chief Administrative Officer of Fidelity Group.

Mr Jeffreys replaces Bruce Carnegie-Brown who was appointed in 2012.

Dominic Christian, Chief Executive Officer of Aon UK, said “We are delighted to welcome Simon Jeffreys to the position of non-executive Chairman of the UK board.  He brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge which will be of benefit both to Aon and to our clients. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank Bruce Carnegie-Brown for his very considerable contribution to the growth of Aon in the UK and to wish him every success for the future.”