Aon has named Jon Wiegand as head of power in the UK Global Broking Centre, effective October 2021.
He will report to James MacNeal, managing director of construction and power.
Wiegand will serve within Aon’s global energy transition group, a partnership between the power and energy business, led by Euan Nicolson, global CCO of the firm’s energy speciality.
He will also work closely with Guido Benz, Aon’s recently appointed global renewable energy leader who is joining the business in May, and Carol Start who was recently appointed US renewable energy leader.
Wiegand brings nearly two decades of insurance experience to the firm having worked in power, construction and energy sectors in the US and London. He will join the business from Swiss Re, where he most recently served as head of engineering and construction. He began his career as an industry oil and gas engineer.
James MacNeal, managing director of GBC Construction and Power at Aon said: “The power industry is a key focus for Aon, and our offering is underpinned by market-leading technical and specialty capabilities.
“Jon’s appointment is a key part of our strategy to build a talented and experienced team that can deliver the full depth of Aon’s capabilities to our clients. I am delighted that Jon will be joining us; his wealth of expertise will prove invaluable as we continue to strengthen our power proposition in London and globally.”