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Aon appoints head of transaction solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa

1st December 2022 - Author: Pete Carvill

Aon has appointed Maakopi Reason Maredi as head of transaction solutions for the Sub-Saharan Africa region.

The firm said in a statement that Reason will be based in Johannesburg and joins the firm from Webber Wentzel, where she was a corporate partner and gained broad corporate and commercial transactional experience.

Prior to Webber Wentzel, Reason was a corporate associate at Bowman Gilfillan in South Africa.

Her LinkedIn profile indicates that she started at Webber Wentzel in March 2019 as a senior associate for mergers and acquisitions, before being promoted earlier this year to partner.

Paul Jeroen van de Grampel, M&A head of CEEMEA at the company, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Reason to the team. We have seen a substantial increase in M&A transactions over the last twelve months across the continent. Reason will strengthen Aon’s M&A proposition and our relationships with financial sponsor and corporate clients and advisers.”

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“Coming shortly after our recent expansion in the MENA region, this is another important step in the development of Aon’s M&A proposition across the EMEA region and our commitment to Africa.”

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