Aon has announced the appointment of insurance veteran Matt Unterlack and tax specialist Ben Gerber to its representations and warranties and tax insurance practices, which are part of the company’s M&A transaction solutions group. The appointments continue Aon’s enhancement of the group.
Unterlack joins Aon as a senior vice president and will be based in New York City. Prior to joining Aon, he served as senior vice president and executive director of indemnification solutions at SRS Acquiom. He has also held positions at QBE and AIG. Before joining the insurance industry, Unterlack was an M&A lawyer at Katten Muchin Rosenmann.
Meanwhile, Gerber joins the company as a vice president and will be based in Chicago. Before joining Aon, Gerber served as a senior tax associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He also has M&A tax law experience from his work as a lawyer, most recently at K&L Gates.
“We are delighted to welcome Matt and Ben to the team, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to bring best-in-class solutions and talent to our clients,” said Gary Blitz, co-CEO of Aon’s M&A transaction solutions and leader of the transaction solutions practice. “We strongly believe that the addition of the highly experienced colleagues who joined the practice this year positions Aon as the clear M&A and transaction insurance leader by team breadth, experience and global reach.”