Board director Simon Jeffreys steps into role

Simon Jeffreys

Aon UK has named Simon Jeffreys (pictured) as its new non-executive chairman, replacing Bruce Carnegie-Brown.

Carnegie-Brown, a former chief executive of rival broker Marsh’s UK and EMEA divisions, became Aon UK’s non-executive chairman in September 2012.

New chairman Jeffreys has been a director on Aon UK’s broad since 2009.

Aon UK chief executive Dominic Christian said: “[Jeffreys] brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge which will be of benefit both to Aon and to our clients.

“We would also like to take this opportunity to thank Bruce Carnegie-Brown for his very considerable contribution to the growth of Aon in the UK and to wish him every success for the future.”