Middle East
Executive Profiles

Executive Profiles

Massoud Shaheem
Chief Executive Officer – Aon Risk Solutions Middle East

Massoud Shaheem is the Chief Executive Officer of Aon Risk Solutions retail operations throughout the Middle East Region.

Massoud joined the group’s Middle East regional office as Senior Vice President to develop the group’s business activities in the Middle East region and from 1992 held the position of the Regional Managing Director of Aon Middle East LLC until promoted to Vice Chairman of Aon’s Regional Retail activities in 2003. Prior to this Massoud worked with Sun Alliance and London Group, Stewart Wrightson and Frank B. Hall.

Massoud holds a Bachelors Degree from the American University of Beirut and a Masters Degree from London University.

Martin McGuigan
Partner - Aon Retirement Solutions and McLagan, Middle East & Africa

Martin McGuigan is a Partner at Aon Retirement Solutions and McLagan.  Martin is based in our Dubai office and has been working in the UAE for ten years, covering all countries in the GCC and other regional markets in the Middle East. 
Martin joined Aon as Head of Rewards Consulting in 2012. Prior to joining Aon, he spent four years as Head of Executive Compensation and Rewards at Towers Watson Middle East, having previously spent a decade with the firm in London.
Whilst at Aon, Martin has worked across a variety of industry sectors, but his main focus areas are financial services, energy and the public sector, with some work in construction, real estate, energy and FMCG.
Martin leads a team which is redefining the way the Middle East thinks about pensions and long term savings and the Aon Retirement Solutions offering will radically change the way the total reward offering is defined in the future.  

Martin is a Chartered Accountant, and holds a degree in Law from Durham University in the UK.

Amr Sartawi
CEO of Middle East & North Africa for Aon Benfield

Amr Sartawi is CEO of Middle East & North Africa for Aon Benfield. Prior to this role, he was Head of Treaty for Middle East at Aon Benfield.

Amr started his career in 2005 and has been in the Insurance and Reinsurance industry for more than 12 years, prior to joining Aon in 2012 Amr worked in various underwriting and management positions in Arig and Trust Re.

Amr is a software Engineer and also holds an ACII from the Chartered Insurance Institute.

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