Aon Names Leonique van Houwelingen CEO for the Netherlands


Rotterdam, July 11, 2022 – Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today named Leonique van Houwelingen as CEO of Aon in the Netherlands and member of the EMEA Executive team. The appointment is effective 1 November and is subject to regulatory approval.

“We are extremely pleased Leonique has joined Aon. She is an experienced and strategic leader who excels at fostering growth and developing high-performing teams. Her dedication to clients, international experience, understanding of social impact and commitment to innovation are a great fit as we strive to be a more client-centric, inclusive and sustainable firm,” said Eduardo Dávila, EMEA CEO, Aon.

“We look forward to continuing to serve our clients in such an important market for Aon and I’m confident Leonique is the right leader to help shape better decisions for our clients,” he added.

Before joining Aon, van Houwelingen held various executive roles in the financial services sector. Her most recent positions were at BNY Mellon, as CEO of BNY Mellon Europe in Brussels and EMEA Head of Strategic Growth and Regional Client Coverage Asset Servicing and Digital.

“I look forward to putting all of my energy into making a meaningful impact for Aon’s clients, colleagues and community. The pace of change around the world is accelerating. More than ever, we need to embrace innovation to ensure we meet the present and future needs of our clients while investing in our people. Diverse and inclusive teams strengthen our firm and are a way Aon can make a positive contribution in our community,” said van Houwelingen.