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Aon names Dr. Nolwandle Mgoqi as CEO for South Africa

Aon names Dr. Nolwandle Mgoqi as CEO for South Africa
07-03-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Aon names Dr. Nolwandle Mgoqi as CEO for South Africa

Johannesburg  - AON, a leading global professional services firm, has named Dr. Nolwandle Mgoqi as CEO for South Africa.

Before joining Aon, Mgoqi held various executive roles in the financial services sector, including most recently chief executive of Standard Insurance Limited and head of Insurance for Standard Bank South Africa. Prior to that, she was head of Short-Term Insurance Strategy Development and Implementation at Liberty Group, executive head of Strategic Services at Stanlib and head of Network Solutions at Santam. Mgoqi also previously worked at Old Mutual’s Group Schemes and Employee Benefits.

“We are excited to welcome Nolwandle and add her experience to the team. She will help position our capabilities in the evolving market environment to help our clients make better decisions. Nolwandle will join an already very successful Aon South Africa team, which was recently recognised as Top Employer by The Top Employers Institute Programme for the sixth consecutive year. Her dedication to excellence and her passion for empowering people are evident in her ethos of ‘I am because we are’ and ‘Lift others as we climb,” said Eduardo Dávila, CEO of Aon EMEA.

Mgoqi has a BA from Smith College in Massachusetts, a MSc from Howard University in Washington, D.C. and a PhD from the University of California (UCLA). 

“I am looking forward to this new role and working together with Aon’s clients, colleagues and our community at large to continue building a sustainable business. Bringing my experience and passion for several causes, including advancement of ‘gal child’ and women empowerment, will help  shape and inform decisions for the better on the issues that matter most to our key stakeholders,” said Mgoqi.

Former Aon South Africa CEO, Terence Williams, will remain as chairman of the Board of Aon South Africa. 

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