Aon Names Finnamore for Risk Management in Far East, Asia, Australia

December 15, 2008

Aon Corp. announced that Jim Finnamore will join the firm in January as regional director of Aon Environmental Services Group, Asia-Pacific. He will be based in Singapore and will coordinate the delivery of the unit’s services to clients in the APAC region.

“Finnamore brings over 15 years of industry experience to Aon,” said the bulletin. “He has held senior broking and underwriting positions with brokers and insurance companies in Europe, Bermuda and Asia. He most recently served as senior vice president for Marsh, where he developed and managed the company’s environmental liability practice for Asia.”

Aon also noted that Finnamore “has managed all forms of environmental insurance, including site-specific liability, remediation cost overrun and lender liability programs.” He has special experience in “risk assessment, guaranteed maximum cost remediation contracts and financial modeling of exposures for industrial, insurance and banking clients.

“He also has advised governments and industry on a range of environmental matters, and was involved in placements of coverage for merger and acquisition transactions, large industrial accounts, construction projects and the international operations of global corporations.”

Peter Breitstone, global CEO of Aon Environmental Services Group, noted: “Environmental risk management is an emerging concern in the Far East, Asia and Australia, and Jim’s background in the region complements Aon Environmental Services Group’s unparalleled expertise in the industry.”

Source: Aon – www.aon.com

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