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Aon Australia CEO moves to London role

Aon Australia CEO moves to London role | Insurance Business UK

Aon Australia CEO moves to London role

James Baum (pictured) – who has been with Aon Plc since 2005 and has led the company’s Australian business since 2018 – is taking up a new position, based in London, starting October 01.

The Aon Australia chief executive will become UK head of commercial risk.

Replacing Baum as CEO in Australia is Jennifer Richards (pictured immediately above), who has been with the broking giant for a decade. Richards most recently served as specialties managing director.

Prior to joining Aon in Sydney in 2011, the incoming chief was with AIG and Sidley Austin LLP in New York.