Menu

Reinsurance News

Aon names Edward Smerdon as Head of Legal and Technical

10th January 2018 - Author: Staff Writer

Aon has named Edward Smerdon as Head of Legal and Technical for the Financial and Professional Services division of its London-based Global Broking Centre (GBC).

Aon logoSmerdon is a specialist in complex coverage, with an emphasis on financial lines insurance including directors & officers, financial institutions, and professional and employment practice liabilities.

Commenting on Smerdon’s appointment, Tracy-Lee Kus, Head of Financial and Professional Services within the GBC said; “Ed’s appointment reflects our ongoing investment in high-quality professionals whose technical capabilities and insights are enabling us to deliver differentiated capabilities to our global clients. We are excited to have him on board.”

Smerdon was previously a partner at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP and recently acted as managing partner of Sedgwick Detert Moran & Arnold LLP in London.

Smerdon said; “After 27 years in private legal practice, with a focus on insurance, I am delighted to make the transition to a dynamic and forward-thinking player like Aon. I look forward to the challenges of the market.”

He brings experience in complex claim negotiations and has led product development for many industry verticals and is a regular on industry panels, addressing key issues facing the sector.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Recent Reinsurance News

Getting your daily reinsurance news from Reinsurance News is a simple way to receive only the reinsurance industry news that matters, delivered directly to your email inbox.

  • Only email is mandatory, but the more you tell us about yourself the better we can serve you in future!
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

By submitting the form you are giving your consent to be emailed by us.

Read previous post:
AIG shows appetite for large M&A deals: Reports

Insurance giant American International Group (AIG) has reportedly regained its appetite for large mergers & acquisitions (M&A)  deals, with a...

Close