Global insurance and reinsurance broker Aon has announced the appointment of Edwin Charnaud from Marsh as EMEA Chairman for its mergers and acquisition (M&A) and Transaction Solutions unit.
The appointment is effective April 15th, 2019, and Charnaud will be tasked with assisting the acceleration of the regional M&A and Transaction Solutions growth ambitions, with a focus on strengthening relationships with both private equity and infrastructure clients.
From 2004, he was Chairman of the global Infrastructure practice and EMEA Head of Private Equity and M&A at broker Marsh, and prior to that worked at Willis.
“I am excited to be joining a highly dynamic team with such a strong and well-established global reputation. I have been highly impressed by the energy, ambition and focus on innovation which drives the way they serve the M&A and Infrastructure community both at a transactional and portfolio level, and I look forward to playing my part in this winning team,” said Charnaud.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) M&A and Transaction Solutions at Aon in EMEA, Alistair Lester said: “We are delighted that Edwin will join as EMEA Chairman of Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions. He has long been recognised as a pre-eminent individual in our part of the Private Equity, Infrastructure and M&A ecosystem.
“He is someone I have long admired and respected; he has a strongly established track record in the market and we will benefit greatly from his experience and insights as we continue to pursue our ambition to be the leading provider of specialist advisory services and innovative transaction insurance solutions to the M&A community.”