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Aon Names Allen Chief Executive Officer of Capital Advisory; BMS again employs 6 people to support MGA Business ProLink solutions

This edition of International People Moves details the Capital Advisory and BMS Re appointments at Aon.

Below is a summary of these new hires.

Aon names Allen chief executive officer of Capital Advisory

insurance broker Aon company announced it Will Allen was named executive director of Capital Advisory within Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions.

Will Allen

Reporting to Kelly Superczynskiglobal head of Capital Advisory at Aon, Allen will be responsible for raising capital from global organizations – including institutional funds and family offices – to support Lloyd’s of London programs, including the Funds at Lloyd’s (FAL) and London Bridge structures, as well as the transfer risk programs covering the London market and Aon’s broader customer base.

Working within Aon’s venture capital structure, Allen will leverage the expertise and capabilities across Aon – such as its Strategy and Technology Group, analytics team and Aon Securities – to develop comprehensive solutions for clients. He will also work with the company’s Lloyd’s specialists, such as the FAL team, to provide global capital to support risk transfer and capital optimization programs.

Allen brings over two decades of capital management experience to his new role, having built long-term relationships with global capital providers, and most recently focused on bringing capital to the insurance sector. He most recently served as CEO of London Innovation Underwriters, a company he founded to place funds on the Lloyd’s market.

“Will’s appointment marks another step in Aon’s investment in capital advisory and highlights the importance of the Lloyd’s market as the London home of global capital,” said Superczyński.

Aon said Allen’s appointment marks the next step in its commitment and investment in its capital advisory function, which aims to help clients manage volatility and build resilience through innovative capital optimization solutions.

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BMS again employs 6 people to support MGA Business ProLink solutions

BMS ReThe specialist reinsurance arm of global brokerage group BMS has announced the appointment of six new employees to its dedicated MGA business, ProLink Solutions.

Among the employees is one executive vice president, Alicja Santocka; two senior vice presidents, Scott Fields AND Stephanie Fick; two deputy vice presidents, Colin CurranAND Charles Ill; With Kora Cruz joining the team as an executive assistant.

Additionally, Brenda Martinez-Coxdeputy vice president, will be promoted to technical broker.

Santocki joins ProLink having previously served as partner and managing director of GMG Assurance and vice president of the data protection practice group at Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP. Fields previously served as managing director of an in-house management company in Atlanta before resuming his reinsurance career at ProLink Solutions. Fick most recently served as senior vice president of contract underwriters at Swiss Re. Curran joins the team from Berkley Asset Protection, Cruz joins from ScotiaBank Equity Capital Markets, and Ill joins from Aon. Martinez-Cox was promoted to technical broker after joining BMS Re in January 2024 from Biberk Insurance Company.

“Thanks to these nominations, the ProLink Solutions team increased from 15 to 21 people, which perfectly shows how much we have managed to develop during the year,” he commented. Desmond BonhanManaging Director, BMS Re Prolink Solutions.

Founded under BMS Re in mid-2023, ProLink Solutions has quickly become one of the largest brokers in the program sector. ProLink’s footprint currently includes programs worth nearly $6 billion in premiums across more than 50 insurer relationships. Among MGAs/MGUs, ProLink works with 20 of the largest programs and over 80 program managers.

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