Aon is promoting Federico Cervantes and Erwan Pirou to global partners of the firm.
Cervantes joined Aon in 2018 as associate partner and head of investment for central Canada. Previously, he spent 12 years at Willis Towers Watson, most recently as a senior investment consultant. He also worked as director of institutional investment at GBM Grupo Bursatil Mexicano and as an institutional investment consultant at GEI in the U.S.
With nearly 14 years at Aon, Pirou is currently the chief investment officer for Canada. Previous roles include Canadian head of fixed income research and investment consultant. Before joining Aon, he spent seven years at U.K. bank Barclays as a credit analyst, quantitative analyst and quantitative developer.
“Erwan and Federico have delivered great investment outcomes for their clients and have been instrumental in developing Aon’s investment business in Canada and globally,” said Calum Mackenzie, the firm’s Canadian head of investment, in a press release.
“As chief investment officer, Erwan will continue to lead our [outsourced chief investment officer] portfolio management solutions in Canada and Federico will continue to serve as the head of investment for the central region. Their extensive knowledge and vast experience will benefit our clients as we navigate the uncertainties and challenges posed by the pandemic related economic and investment market environment.”