Aon Risk Solutions has appointed Pieter van Ede as head of business development, global trade credit.

Van Ede has over 25 years of experience in trade credit and trade finance. His most recent role was as head of global clients at Marsh Trade Credit, where he led the development and execution of the global client strategy and directed the company’s global lenders solution group for credit, surety and structured credit.

He will be based in Denver, Colorado, and will work closely with Stuart Lawson, chief executive officer, Aon Credit International Emea, and Steve Keogh, chief administrative officer, Americas.

Lawson comments on the appointment: “Pieter van Ede is a highly experienced and respected global thought leader in trade credit, and will lead our strategy and solution delivery to multinational clients and future clients. Our dynamic team and leading footprint across the world provides Pieter with the ideal platform from which to further enhance our capabilities for global clients.”

“We are extremely pleased to have Pieter join our trade credit team and we are confident that he will drive our global team to a new level of performance, with greater synergy and even stronger service,” adds Keogh.