UK - Aon Consulting has hired John Machon as business relationship manager at its Bristol office in western England.

Machon, who joins Aon in January, previously worked for six years as client manager at Mercer Human Resource Consulting – before that he was pensions manager for Coopers & Lybrand.

"John Machon brings more than thirteen years of senior client management experience to his new role at Aon,” said Aon Consulting chairman Ron Amy. “His appointment will further reinforce the business's strong client focus."

Aon said Machon will be responsible for managing and developing relationships with a small portfolio of large existing clients. He will also conduct major client reviews and strategic development.

"I am delighted to be joining Aon Consulting at an exciting time in the company's ongoing development and I look forward to working with the Aon teams to further develop and strengthen Aon's existing partnerships with clients,” Machon said.

Machon, an associate of the Pensions Management Institute, added that he would draw on his experience to tailor advice and services to customer needs.