Aon has appointed Julie Page as CEO of Aon Risk Solutions in the UK. She returns to the firm following more than fifteen years at competitor Marsh where she was most recently its UK Commercial and Consumer Practice CEO and a Managing Director.
Page started her career at Aon in 1991, staying with the firm for a period of eight years in various positions. In 1999 she moved to Marsh, where she held various positions over a nine year period. In 2008 she became Marsh's UK Commercial and Consumer Practice CEO and a Managing Director, a role she held for almost eight and a half years. Her experience at her previous employers covered risk and insurance advisory services across the UK retail insurance market, whereby she also held various high-level board positions, including for the British Insurance Brokers Association.
The appointment sees Page return to Aon after more than fifteen years. She takes on the role of UK CEO of Aon Risk Solutions, which sees her lead the practice across 14 offices in the UK.
Page takes over from Andrew Tunnicliffe, who has held the role since 2005, on 1 April 2017. A transition period has been defined, in which Tunnicliffe will hand over responsibilities to Page on a part-time basis at the firm.
Remarking on the appointment, John Cullen, the CEO of Aon Risk Solutions EMEA, says, “This appointment reflects Aon’s strategy of promoting and developing internal talent, which is a critical aspect of the firm’s growth strategy. Julie’s experience and proven leadership ability will enable our Risk Solutions business in the UK to create even greater value for our clients. At the same time clients will continue to benefit from Andrew’s experience as he stays with the firm to focus on client facing work. We would like thank him for his contribution as CEO of ARS UK.”
Page comments that, “Since re-joining Aon, I have been impressed by the depth and breadth of client solutions and resources, as well as the quality of both leadership and colleagues. I am delighted and extremely proud to take on the role of CEO for ARS UK and am looking forward to leading the business as we continue to innovate on behalf of clients.”