LONDON, 27 June 2022 – Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, has said that Maria Johannessen is joining the firm as a senior partner and Investment client leader, and Investment leader for the London region.
Maria Johannessen joins Aon from Mercer where she was a partner working with investment advisory and fiduciary clients as well as large corporate clients. Prior to that, Maria spent six years as a corporate strategy adviser at PwC, having previously worked at BlackRock Asset Management and UBS Investment Bank.
Maria has advised a wide range of clients over her career, ranging from family-owned businesses to major multinational clients, in addition to non-pension fund asset owners such as trust-based organisations.
Tim Giles, senior partner and EMEA managing director for Aon Investments, said:
“In this challenging economic period, Aon’s Investment team is playing a key role in helping clients make better financial decisions as they navigate increasing volatility. We are therefore very pleased that Maria Johannessen is joining us at this crucial time.
“Maria brings both considerable experience of the UK pensions industry and a record of building strong and successful client relationships. I’m looking forward to working with her and I’m sure our clients will soon be seeing the benefit of her expertise.”
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