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Aon appoints head of European Power business


LONDON - Aon Risk Solutions, the risk management business of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON), today announced the appointment of Denis Waerseggers to the newly created position of European Power leader, effective 1 December. He joins Aon from GDF SUEZ, a leading global energy company and the number one independent power producer in the world, where he has been deputy director of insurance for the past six years.

With nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of insurance and risk, Denis Waerseggers is a leading figure in the power industry. He will be tasked with developing Aon’s European power portfolio, products and service offerings to clients in this industry, reporting to Hamish Roberts, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions’ Power Specialty.

This appointment augments Aon’s global power leadership team, which comprises power experts in the UK, USA, Canada, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.

Roberts commented: “The Power team has enjoyed fantastic success over the last year and we continue to invest in our global team in order to meet our clients’ specialist needs. This appointment bolsters our position as the foremost broking team to the power industry worldwide.

“I look forward to welcoming Denis to our global leadership team. His wealth of experience and expertise added to that of our existing team will further strengthen the breadth of service Aon can deliver to our power clients.”

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