Aon Risk Solutions has appointed Malcolm Tyler at the helm of its global cargo practice, supporting the company’s growth initiative in the cargo sector and the broader marine industry.

Formerly executive director at Willis, Tyler will be working in conjunction with the global marine leadership on the development and execution of Aon’s marine strategy. He will also be leading the cargo team in Aon’s London global broking centre.

Steve Beslity, chairman of Aon global marine comments on the hire: “We are delighted that Malcolm Tyler will be joining our marine cargo team. He was previously with Willis where he provided strategic direction and growth leadership. Our global marine offering for clients will benefit from his significant experience involving complex solutions for cargo clients with stock throughput as well as traditional needs and will enable us to deliver increased value and to our clients.”