John Nicholson joins broker as non-executive director


Aon UK Ltd has appointed former Marsh executive John Nicholson as a non-executive director.

Aon UK Ltd is Aon’s main regulated entity in the UK, and includes the global broking group’s UK risk management, insurance and reinsurance businesses.

Nicholson worked at Marsh for 18 years between 1997 and 2015. He joined Bowring, which subsequently became Marsh, in 1997.

He served a variety of roles at Marsh, including chief executive of the UK corporate business and UK chief operating officer.

Between 2007 and 2015 he was board director for risk and governance at Marsh’s UK regulated entity Marsh Ltd.

Aon UK Ltd chairman Simon Jeffreys said: “John’s broad industry experience and in-depth knowledge of our market make him an asset to our team. We look forward to receiving his counsel, and input, as we continue to grow Aon’s business in the UK.”

Nicholson added: “Aon is highly respected within the insurance and reinsurance industries, and I am excited to be working with the firm’s talented management team to build upon their continuing success.”