United Kingdom

Marshall Bailey announced as new chair for Aon UK Limited Board

LONDON, 6 December 2022Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced that it has named Marshall Bailey OBE, CFA, as non-executive chair of the Aon UK Limited Board, effective 31 January 2023.

Marshall Bailey replaces Simon Jeffreys, who joined the Board in May 2009 and whose tenure in office ends in January, after seven years as chair.

Bailey currently holds a number of non-executive roles, including chair of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, chair of MUFG Securities EMEA and chair of MUS (Asia) Hong Kong, and is a member of the Board of Governors of the CFA Institute. He has also held other non-executive positions within financial services and insurance, including at the London Stock Exchange Group, Chubb and CIBC World Markets plc.

Julie Page, chief executive officer of Aon UK, said:

“Marshall Bailey brings a wealth of experience and knowledge which will greatly benefit the Board, Aon and our clients. I am very much looking forward to working closely with him over the coming months and years as we continue to help shape better decisions for organisations.

“I would like to thank Simon Jeffreys for the considerable contribution he has made to the Board and to our firm in the last 13 years. On behalf of the Board and the Executive, I would like to express our huge appreciation for Simon’s commitment, insight, positive influence and counsel. In his time as chair, he has overseen comprehensive enhancements to our governance, ensured the smooth running of the Board and strengthened key stakeholder relationships. Simon’s support as chair has been enormously valuable to me personally and I wish him all the best as he continues his impressive non-executive career.”

Note: appointment is subject to regulatory approval.


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