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Platt Named COO of Aon Risk Solutions; Moran Is CEO of Aon Inpoint

Aon plc announced the appointment of James Platt as chief operating officer of Aon Risk Solutions and Michael Moran as chief executive officer of Aon Inpoint. Both roles are effective immediately. Platt will be based in London, working closely with …

Aon Launches Loss Estimating Risk Tool for Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Sectors

Aon Global Risk Consulting, in collaboration with TNO, a research agency, has launched the Aon Loss Estimating Risk Tool (ALERT), a new modelling tool for oil, gas and petrochemical clients. The new tool is able to model the potential financial …

Aon Completes Acquisition of Brazil Health & Benefits Firm, Admix

Aon announced it has completed its acquisition of Admix, the São Paulo, Brazil-based health and benefits brokerage and solutions firm. Financial terms were not disclosed. “Admix’s brokerage and operational platform combined with Aon’s world-class actuarial, brokerage, and consulting capabilities creates the …

2017 Cyber Risks to Intensify as Hackers Become More Cunning: Report

Top cyber threats during 2017 are expected to include nation state cyber espionage, a rise in data integrity attacks and an increase in attacks harnessing Internet of Things (IoT) devices, according to a report published by Stroz Friedberg, an Aon …

Aon Launches Solution to Help Firms Manage Brexit Risks, Opportunities

Aon plc has launched “Brexit Navigator,” a tailor-made solution designed to help organizations quantify the impact of Brexit risk exposures, and redesign their risk management and risk financing structures. Brexit Navigator is supported by an interactive tool that presents scenario-based …

Aon Agrees to Buy Brazil Health & Benefits Broker and Solutions Firm, Admix

Aon announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Admix, a leading health and benefits brokerage and solutions firm in Brazil. Financial terms of the agreement, which was announced on Nov. 25, were not disclosed and the acquisition is subject to …

Aon Launches Cyber Risk Mgmt Solution in Response to EU Data Protection Law

Aon plc has launched a risk management solution designed to help organizations prepare for a new data protection law due to come into force on May 25, 2018. The law, known as the EU General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, …

Patrick Ryan on Today’s E&S Business and Using Aon Experience to Build RSG

After a notable 50-year insurance career that has included starting and leading two highly successful insurance brokers, 79-year-old Patrick Ryan didn’t mince words when asked if he will ever retire: “No.” Many thought that retirement was Ryan’s plan when he …

Soft Prices May Bring Reinsurer Losses when Typical Cat Levels Return: Execs

It won’t take another Hurricane Katrina for reinsurers to face losses from covering the cost of storms and earthquakes. Competitors such as hedge funds have eroded prices so much that a typical year of claims could move the industry into …

Aon Appoints Cai (Former Head of World Bank’s Investment Arm) to Board

Jin-Yong Cai, a TPG Capital partner and the former head of the World Bank’s investment arm, joined the board of insurance broker Aon Plc. He was appointed to the board’s finance and organization and compensation committees, the London-based firm said …