LONDON (28 February 2018) Aon plc (NYSE:AON) today announced that Dominic Christian has been appointed as Global Chairman of Aon Benfield. At the same time, Julie Page has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Aon UK Ltd, subject to regulatory approval.
Most recently, Dominic Christian was Chief Executive Officer of Aon UK Ltd, the firm’s UK risk management, insurance broking, and reinsurance business, and Executive Chairman of Aon Benfield International since 2013. In his new role, Dominic will continue to report to Greg Case, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aon plc.
In Julie’s new executive position, she will be responsible for the management and governance oversight of the Aon UK Ltd business, including strategies on how to best meet clients’ needs, delivering on the firm’s UK regulatory commitments and liaising with the UK Board. Julie will report to Michael O’Connor, Global Chief Executive Officer of Aon Risk Solutions in her Aon UK Ltd role and will also continue in her current position as Chief Executive Officer of Aon Risk Solutions UK, reporting to John Cullen, Chief Executive Officer of Aon Risk Solutions EMEA.
Greg Case, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aon plc, commented: “Dominic has an innate knowledge of Aon’s global reinsurance business with over 30 years of extensive industry experience, which will be of enormous value in managing the responsibilities of his new Chairmanship and working closely with Eric Andersen, CEO of Aon Benfield. Julie’s appointment is a testament to her skills and in-depth experience. The Board of Aon UK Ltd will greatly benefit from her counsel as we continue to grow the business in this key market and she brings a broad perspective from across the entire industry through her role as Deputy Chair of British Insurance Brokers' Association.”
The experience Dominic brings to the role is further enhanced by his civic, charitable, climate and Diversity & Inclusion responsibilities which he will continue to champion in the industry and for Aon.