Aon Consulting, the pensions, benefits and HR consulting firm, announced today that Robert Middleton has been appointed Managing Director of the Consulting business. Middleton takes up his new role on 31 January 2004.
In his last role as Managing Director of the Commercial Division of Aon Consulting, Middleton was responsible for overall client management, new business development and marketing across the UK. He was also a member of Aon’s Strategic Account Management Board for Europe as well as the Aon Consulting UK Board.
“I am looking forward to taking up my new role and driving forward the further development of Aon Consulting’s position as a leading provider of integrated employee benefits and HR services,” says Middleton. “The changing demand in our markets offers Aon Consulting some exciting opportunities”
Middleton’s career at Aon began in Spring 1996 when he joined Alexander Clay to run the Glasgow office but was soon appointed Regional Director of Aon Consulting’s Scottish business following Aon’s acquisition of Alexander & Alexander. During his time as Regional Director, the Scottish business gained 25 major corporate clients, achieved significant growth and developed a strong market reputation.
In his new role Middleton will continue to report to Aon Consulting’s Chairman and Chief Executive, Ron Amy. “Robert brings an exceptional range and depth of talents to the role of Managing Director,” says Amy. “His appointment will further strengthen our senior management team as we work to realise the potential for growth that exists in this firm.”
Middleton holds a BSc (Hons) in Maths and Statistics. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries and an Associate of the Pensions Management Institute. He takes over from Maurice Dyson, who has run the Consulting business for the last five years.