Aon has appointed its interim CEO for Denmark Allan Karlsen as chief operating officer of EMEA.
Karlsen took up the role last week and will continue leading Aon’s Danish business for the time being.
He is also chairman of the board at Aon Norway and Aon Finland, and a board member at Aon Sweden.
Karlsen has previously worked as CEO for GE Consumer Finance in Denmark.
“Allan possesses extensive knowledge in the areas of operational efficiency, process optimisation and client service excellence. As CEO of Aon Denmark, he has sponsored several growth initiatives and works with several clients, allowing him to also bring a strong client perspective to this new role,” said Eduardo Dávila, Aon’s EMEA CEO.