Re/insurance broker Aon has named a new CEO of Aon in the Netherlands and member of the EMEA Executive team.
Leonique van Houwelingen appointment is expected to be effective 1 November, subject to regulatory approval.
Prior to joining Aon, she held various executive roles in the financial services sector, the broker noted.
Her most recent position was as CEO of BNY Mellon Europe in Brussels and EMEA Head of Strategic Growth and Regional Client Coverage Asset Servicing and Digital.
Commenting on van Houwelingen’s appointment, Eduardo Dávila, EMEA CEO, Aon said: “We are extremely pleased Leonique has joined Aon. She is an experienced and strategic leader who excels at fostering growth and developing high-performing teams.
“Her dedication to clients, international experience, understanding of social impact and commitment to innovation are a great fit as we strive to be a more client-centric, inclusive and sustainable firm.”
He added: “We look forward to continuing to serve our clients in such an important market for Aon and I’m confident Leonique is the right leader to help shape better decisions for our clients.”
Van Houwelingen said: “I look forward to putting all of my energy into making a meaningful impact for Aon’s clients, colleagues and community.
“The pace of change around the world is accelerating. More than ever, we need to embrace innovation to ensure we meet the present and future needs of our clients while investing in our people.
“Diverse and inclusive teams strengthen our firm and are a way Aon can make a positive contribution in our community,”