Global brokerage Aon has announced the appointment of Darren Zeidel to the role of Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary.
Effective July 22, Zeidel leads the Aon’s global law department and manage legal, compliance, regulatory and public affairs.
He succeeds Peter Lieb following his departure from the company in early June.
Zeidel, who has been with Aon for close to seven years, most recently served as Deputy General Counsel.
Prior to Aon, he worked at Honeywell where he held various business segment general counsel roles in the firm’s aerospace strategic business unit.
“At Aon we are fortunate to have had a deep bench of legal talent from which to choose our General Counsel,” said Greg Case, Chief Executive Officer of Aon.
“Darren’s expertise leading our Corporate Law function, his wide range of experience advising leaders across different businesses and around the world, and his strong business acumen make him the perfect choice to lead the firm’s Global Law Department.”
“Having worked closely with Darren since he joined Aon in 2012, I know that he will hit the ground running as both an engaging leader to his colleagues and an exceptional advisor to our firm and our board of directors,” Case added.
“Darren and the rest of his leadership team are poised to lead our firm for many years to come.”