Aon Risk Solutions (ARS) , the global risk management business of Aon Corporation, has appointed David Boyle as head of its aviation team, Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

In his new role, Boyle is responsible for the 14 members of the APAC aviation team in London and Singapore, with focus across the airline, aerospace and general aviation sectors.

David will report directly to Simon Knechtli, global head of airlines and head of ARS’ aviation team and he will be based in London.

Joining from Willis, where he was regional director for APAC, Boyle began his career in insurance in 1993 as a claims broker with Marsh, rising to vice president of the firm in 2000.

Knechtli said he brings with him a great deal of enthusiasm, specialist experience and fantastic relationships in the insurance market and aviation industry across the region.