Aon have announced a double change to their Australian business with an Australian managing director moving into a global role.
Jason Disborough, managing director of Aon’s Global and Corporate client segment in Australia, has been promoted to the global position of joint CEO, multinational clients and will continue to be based in Australia.
Disborough will be replaced in his Australian role by Bruce Gordon and will share global CEO duties with Chicago-based Christopher Baudouin.
, CEO, Aon Risk Solutions in Australia, said that Disborough’s promotion speaks to his value to the company both in Australia and globally.
“Jason’s appointment is a testament to his significant contribution in growing the global and corporate segment of our Australian business,” Lambrou said.
“His success in delivering creative and innovative solutions to our clients has had a tremendous impact in this market and we are excited that he will be able to expand his role further on a global basis.”
Gordon takes over the role with a wealth of industry experience from leadership roles with Marsh
, which Lambrou believes will help the Australian arm of the business grow and develop over the coming years.
“We are looking forward to working with Bruce, who brings exceptional expertise to our well established and talented team,” Lambrou said.
“Together, Bruce, Jason and Paul Venning (in his role as Chairman) will lead the development of our large client strategy in Australia with a strong emphasis on industry- leading risk management, risk retention and risk transfer solutions.
“Bruce’s additional expertise and the investments we have made recently in our large client business position us well to continue to emphasise our focus on meeting client need in industry sectors such as Energy, Power, Mining, Construction, Health, Real Estate, Financial Institutions and Professions as part of our wider growth strategy.”