Ryan Barber Joins Aon as Global Head of Property

The 20-year veteran of Marsh McLennan joins Aon on June 24 to further advance the firm’s Risk Capital strategy.

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Aon plc (Dublin), a global professional services firm, announced that Ryan Barber will join the firm on June 24 as global head of property for Commercial Risk. In this new role, Barber will lead Aon’s global property practice, reporting to Cynthia Beveridge, global chief broking officer for Commercial Risk.

Joe Peiser, CEO, Commercial Risk, Aon.

“We are thrilled that Ryan is joining Aon to both advance our Risk Capital strategy across Commercial Risk and Reinsurance and further amplify the core value proposition that we deliver to clients as they look to address their property risks,” comments Joe Peiser, CEO, Commercial Risk, Aon. “Ryan will bring to our firm an end-to-end understanding of the various components that go into structuring a strong property program, including analytics, parametrics, and other insurance and reinsurance options.”

Twenty-Year Veteran

Ryan Barber, Global Head of Property, Aon.

Barber is a 20-year veteran of Marsh McLennan, where he mostly recently served as U.S. Property Practice Sales Leader. Barber previously served as co-leader of the U.S. Property Practice for Integro Insurance Brokers and as a senior property broker and business development specialist for Willis Towers Watson, following time in property broking earlier in his career at Marsh.

Earlier this year, Aon launched the firm’s Property Risk Analyzer, which provides exposure visualizations and models potential losses and simulates the effect of different insurance policy options to determine which risks clients should retain or transfer. Delivering value to U.S. companies with property portfolios across the world, Aon’s Property Risk Analyzer delivers a modern analytical approach for clients valuing, aligning, articulating and ultimately making risk finance decisions.

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at AnthODonnell@IIReporter.com or (503) 936-2803.

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