10 September 2014

Aon Risk Solutions boosts financial lines team

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon, has strengthened its US financial services group leadership team with a number of appointments.

Brian Wanat, who previously served as co-leader of the group, has been appointed as chief executive officer (CEO). He is joined by Christine Williams who will serve as chief operating officer.

Anne Corona, in addition to leading the professional risk solutions group, will assume leadership of the US financial services group West region, overseeing Denver, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston and San Francisco.

Robbyn Reichman and Jacqueline Waters Urban will assume co-leadership of the legal and claims practice group.

Paul Kim will lead the US financial services group business development and product innovation.

“Our financial services group, like our entire specialty operation, is hands down the best in the business,” said Tom Fitzgerald, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions’ US retail operations. “The ability to make these appointments from within our existing team is a clear example of the unmatched talent within our organisation. Combining our specialty expertise with the industry’s most comprehensive data and analytics is a proven recipe that empowers result for clients.”

Wanat added: “I am excited to have this opportunity and honoured to be appointed to this position. Aon’s financial services group has long been considered the gold standard within the industry and we will strengthen that position through continued investment in talent, data and analytics, and innovation to better serve clients.”