Insurance services and technology solutions provider Charles Taylor has named Rob Brown as its new group chief executive officer.
Brown brings over 30 years of experience and deep insurance knowledge. He previously served as CEO of AXA Global Corporate Solutions where he was responsible for 1500 employees globally over a four-year period and led the business to expand its product solutions and client base.
Prior to AXA, Brown spent 15 years at Aon in a number of senior leadership roles in the UK and EMEA including a four-year tenure as CEO of Aon UK.
More recently, he held the position of CEO of Aon Risk Solutions, EMEA, with overall leadership of 15,000 employees across 50 countries from 2011 to 2014.
Brown has also held underwriting roles in commercial lines at global insurance carriers, including Zurich and AIG.
Edward Creasy, chairman of Charles Taylor commented: “We are delighted to welcome Rob to Charles Taylor. He is a highly regarded CEO with impressive insurance experience at the board and executive level within major insurance market organisations and an outstanding leader of people. Above all he is a great cultural fit for our organization having also spent time in multiple markets around the world in people-focused businesses.” He added, “We are looking forward to the future with Rob at the helm. We are confident that under his operational and strategic guidance Charles Taylor will continue to grow its distinctive market position as the provider of professional services and technology solutions supporting every stage of the insurance lifecycle and operating model.”
Rob Brown said: “The insurance industry increasingly relies on first class providers of services and solutions to access expertise and operational capacity, and to help market participants across the world deliver what their clients want. I believe that this will be truer than ever over the coming years as current market conditions drive more rapid operating model change. Charles Taylor has an outstanding reputation for superior client service and a great culture. I’m excited to be joining the team and to listening, learning and adding value as we collectively deliver the next chapter of Charles Taylor’s success.”