Aon announces senior appointments to marine team

 Aon Risk Solutions, has announced that Steve Beslity, based in New York, USA, will assume the role of Chairman of Aon’s Global Marine Practice Group, while Alex Gibson has been appointed Head of Marine for its London based Specialty Business. The team is further bolstered by the appointment of Heather Clarkson joining as Head of Hull from Millers.

Based in Aon’s Global Broking Centre, the largest broking platform in London, Alex and Heather will be responsible for overseeing the London marine operations, working in conjunction with the Global Marine Leadership team on the development and execution of Aon’s  marine strategy. Mr Gibson was most recently Chief Broking Officer for Marine at Aon and Heather Clarkson joins Aon from Millers where she was Broker Producer responsible for building the North American book.

Karl Hennessy, CEO, Aon Global Broking Centre, said “We are delighted to make these appointments in London to compliment the investments we are making in our Marine business globally. Alex Gibson’s expertise coupled with someone of Heather Clarkson’s calibre will provide further strength and depth to our already solid marine offering.”

Sandeep Malik, recently appointed Global Head for Aon Specialty, applauded these appointments “Marine is a core Specialty for Aon and we are committed to ensuring we acquire the best talent to serve our clients interests. Today’s announcement demonstrates our ability to harness talent in this sector and to deliver the very best results for our clients. Aon is bringing renewed focus and energy to our Specialty practices and this is one of many investments we will be making.”