July 31 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Air Partner has appointed Grahame Chilton as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
In a career spanning more the 30 years, Chilton was a part of the team that led the management buyout of reinsurance broker Benfield during1988, and became the Benfield Group ceo in 1996. He oversaw Benfield Group's significant expansion that led to an IPO in 2003 and FTSE 250 status.
London headquartered multinational Aon Corporation acquired Benfield Group in 2008 and Chilton become its vice chairman.
Following his retirement from Aon Corporation's executive committee in February 2012, Chilton assumed the role of non-executive chairman of Aon Holdings Limited, a position he continues to hold today.
Richard Everitt, chairman of Air Partner, commented: "Grahame brings a wealth of global business experience which will be invaluable to the Company in the years ahead as we execute our strategy."