Rivera joins from Mapfre Assistance

Latin america

Aon Benfield has hired former Mapfre Assistance Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific executive managing director Sergio Rivera Jiménez as its new Colombia chief executive.

Rivera will report to Aon Benfield Latin America chief executive Alejandro Galizia.

Galizia said: “Sergio is committed to our goals, and we are confident that he is bringing the perfect combination of skills and talent to our team, which will allow us to continue to provide optimum transactional and advisory services to clients.”

Rivera qualified as an industrial engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá. He holds an MBA from the Instituto de Empresa de España.