Aon appoints Australian MGA leader from Swiss Re
Broker Aon has appointed Adam Cox as the new director of One Underwriting to lead the company's Australian managing general agent (MGA) business.
Cox joins One Underwriting after eight years with Swiss Reinsurance Company where he was most recently responsible for leading ANZ business strategy as country manager, corporate solutions.
In his new role, Cox will lead a specialist national team of 30 underwriters to expand and leverage Aon’s global capabilities locally.
Alison Smith, who has led One Underwriting since its launch in January 2016, will now head up Aon’s client engagement for its mid-market and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) clients in Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia as regional director.
James Baum, managing director, commercial and chairman, broking Pacific said: “Adam is an exceptional leader. With over 27 years of industry experience he has an impressive track record in developing strategic business plans and delivering profitable growth. In hiring Adam, we're committing to developing new, innovative products and evolving our value proposition for our clients and our brokers.”
“Alison is an integral member of Aon’s senior leadership team. Her management of the launch, rebrand and expanding product portfolio of One Underwriting has seen the company expand its underwriting capacity, broaden its product range and leverage Aon’s financial investment in data and analytics. This has enabled us, and our brokers, to stay ahead of the curve. As Regional Director, we are confident Alison will deliver exceptional results for the continued growth and expansion of our commercial offer across the regions,” he added.
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