Aon Corporation, a provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage services, has appointed Christine Lithgow as president of Aon Risk Solutions in Canada, effective immediately.

Based in the firm’s Toronto office, Lithgow replaces current president Chris Fawcus, who is retiring.

Lithgow has 30 years of experience in the insurance brokerage and risk management industry with Aon and its predecessors in Canada, where she held several senior positions in national, regional and branch management roles, most recently as chief broking officer.

She began her career at Aon predecessor Reed Stenhouse in the UK before moving to Canada in 1981.

Aon Risk Solutions chairman and CEO Steve McGill said her clear vision and extensive experience in both broking and sales will help us better serve the clients and capitalize on the growth opportunities in front of us in Canada.

"Christine’s ability to build and maintain long-lasting relationships with our clients and insurer partners is indicative of the leadership she will bring to this important role on behalf of our colleagues," McGill said.