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Aon names cyber unit chief

Posted On: May. 10, 2017 7:51 AM CST

Aon P.L.C. on Wednesday named former private equity executive Jason Hogg to lead its Aon Cyber Solutions unit.

Mr. Hogg, who will be New York-based, will also serve as CEO of New York-based cyber security firm Stroz Friedberg, which Aon acquired last year, succeeding Michael Patsalos-Fox, who is retiring, Aon said in its statement.

Mr. Hogg joins Aon from Tritium Partners, an Austin, Texas-based private equity firm, where he was a senior adviser and CEO Partner responsible for prioritizing investment exploration in information, risk, cyber security and business intelligence services, the statement said. He previously held senior positions at Blackstone Group L.P., American Express Co. and MBNA Corp. He is also a former FBI special agent.

Stroz Friedberg co-founders Ed Stroz and Eric Friedberg “will continue to play a vital role in the Stroz Friedberg organization as co-presidents,” the Aon statement said.