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Willis Towers Watson names Aon’s Hugo Wegbrans as Global Head of Broking

15th November 2021 - Author: Luke Gallin

Global insurance and reinsurance broker, Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has hired Hugo Wegbrans from rival broker Aon as its new Global Head of Broking and Broking Strategy.

Hugo Wegbrans, Willis Towers WatsonEffective early next year, Wegbrans will join the company’s Risk and Broking business operation.

He joins from Aon, where he most recently served as Leader of Global Strategies for the broker’s Commercial Risk Solutions unit. Earlier in his career, Wegbrans served as Aon’s Global Chief Broking Officer.

Wegbrans brings 35 years of industry experience to WTW, the majority of which he has spent at Aon.

Adam Garrard, Global Head of Risk and Broking at WTW, commented: “Hugo knows the global broking landscape better than most. He shares our passion for innovation, underpinned by great people and superior data and analytics.

“He’s a well-respected people leader who helps teams get to the heart of what clients need both now and in the future. We look forward to welcoming him to WTW in the new year.”

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