Aon Risk Solutions, the risk management business of Aon Corporation, has appointed Joe Cafferelli as new managing director in the Phoenix office, Arizona.

In his new role, Cafferelli will be responsible for business development and managing client services to answer the increased demand for risk counsel and insurance solutions in Arizona.

Prior to Aon, Cafferelli was a senior vice president for nine years with Willis, where he was responsible for growing the executive risk client base, and previously held leadership positions with Marsh and AIG.

Aon Risk Solutions executive vice president and resident managing director of the Phoenix office Karen Mildenhall said the company sees a distinct uptick in demand in the Phoenix market alone, and are thrilled to bring Joe’s recognized expertise and in-depth understanding of risk and brokerage to Arizona businesses.