Executive Vice President
Rod Thaler joined Holborn in August 2015 as Executive Vice President, and a Member of the Franchise Operating Committee. He is heading a number of strategic initiatives focusing on value creation, people, and branding. Most recently, Rod was Vice Chairman of the Americas at Aon Benfield for the past 9 years where he co-led Aon’s Global Reinsurance Client (GRC).
Prior to joining Aon, Rod was on the Willis Re North America Executive Committee. Rod’s early career was spent at Guy Carpenter, where he led both Property and Casualty teams as Managing Director and was a member of the GC Market Security Committee. Subsequently, Rod served as Chief Broker at JP Woods & Co, responsible for all P&C broking activities reporting to the CEO.
Rod graduated, with Honors, from Harvard College and did post-graduate studies at St John’s School of Risk management. Rod has 4 children with his wife of over 35 years.