Aon makes key appointment to Chief Broking Officer role
Sydney, 6 May 2020 – Aon (NYSE:AON), the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, has announced the appointment of Ben Rolfe in the key role of Managing Director, Broking and Chief Broking Officer, Australia.
Mr Rolfe will focus on leading and enhancing Aon’s client-led approach to broking strategy across commercial risk, health solutions and the Affinity business, including go-to-market strategies and relationships with insurers.
Mr Rolfe was previously Chief Operating Officer. In his role Mr Rolfe was responsible for the continuous improvement in service delivery from all areas of the wider broking team being Claims, Placement, Structured Portfolio Solutions, One Underwriting (MGA) and Aon Carrier Link.
James Baum, Chief Executive Officer, Aon Australia, said: “Following an extensive internal and external search for the role we are delighted to appoint Ben to this crucial role at Aon, holding strategic oversight of Aon's broking function. Ben's leadership and technical capabilities combined with his relationship management skills means he is ideally positioned to build on the great work established across the broking division."
Mr Rolfe said: “I am delighted to lead this high-performing team and continue to demonstrate a world-class approach to client-led broking support. The industry is currently facing a number of unique challenges and I am excited to drive our broking strategy and assist our clients through these uncertain times.”
Mr Rolfe joined Aon Australia as the Northern Region Manager for Program Design and Placement in 2007 from The Global Broking Centre in London, where he managed the Australasian property book.
Mr Rolfe began his role in early April.