Aon Risk Solutions, the risk management business of Aon Corporation in UK, has been appointed as the global insurance broker for the McLaren Group.

Aon will be responsible for both the McLaren group’s Formula 1 team, Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, and its new production car company, McLaren Automotive.

The account will be being handled by Aon’s specialist corporate team in Redhill, supported by its London broking centre.

It will include placing insurance for entities as diverse as individual cover for racing drivers, pit crew, transport logistics, property and casualty.

Aon specialist Corporate team in Redhill area director Jon Cooper said that working with one of the premier automotive and engineering companies on such a diverse range of risks has been a very challenging and rewarding experience.

McLaren Group CFO Andy Myers said the McLaren Group is delighted to be working with Aon Risk Solutions, which will be providing insurance broking services for every aspect of its vibrant and diverse business, including but not limited to the hugely successful Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team and its new and exciting production car company, McLaren Automotive.