Aon has appointed David Kennedy (pictured) to serve as client industry sectors leader for the UK.
Officially joining the firm on April 11, Kennedy will report to Aon UK chief commercial officer Jane Kielty.
Kennedy has over 20 years of experience in corporate risk management, insurance broking, and general consulting services. He joins from WTW, where he was GB health and social care industry practice leader. Prior to joining WTW, he held a number of leadership roles at Marsh and EY in both the UK and Asia across a range of sectors.
“David has a strong reputation in the industry for delivering client value across a broad range of services and driving significant growth throughout his career. We are pleased to welcome him to the team as we continue to focus on deepening client relationships and evolving our offerings to meet their emerging needs,” said Kielty in a statement.
“I’m thrilled to join Aon, an organisation working together as one firm with a clear strategic direction and purpose to shape decisions for the better, to serve current and future client needs,” commented Kennedy on his appointment. “Working across Aon’s four solution lines, I look forward to supporting our clients and helping them access the full suite of Aon’s capabilities in order to better capitalise on opportunities and tackle challenges.”
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Two weeks ago, Aon appointed Colin Forrest to the role of global chief executive of the insurance consulting team within the firm’s reinsurance solutions unit. Forrest also joins Aon from WTW, where he recently served as EMEA regional leader of the company’s insurance consulting & technology practice.