Aon Consulting, the global human capital consulting organization of Aon Corporation, announced that 20-year industry veteran Anand Shankar has joined the firm in the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer, Asia Pacific.
He will lead sales strategy and efforts across practices and markets in Asia Pacific for Aon Consulting, working closely with the regional leadership team and colleagues globally. Shankar, who joined Aon on August 11, is based in Singapore.
Edouard Merette, CEO for Aon Consulting, Asia Pacific, welcomed Shankar to Aon, noted his experience, and indicated that he would help strengthen “Aon’s foothold in the region.”
Shankar brings two decades of experience in people management to Aon Consulting, and he is a well-known strategist in the professional services and human resources industry. Shankar previously held senior positions in other consulting firms, most recently with Talent2 as Group Corporate Director leading strategic growth through organic and inorganic strategies across multiple businesses. He spent more than a decade with Hewitt Associates in India, Hong Kong and Singapore consecutively, and most recently held the position of head of business development and line functions for consulting and outsourcing.
Source: Aon – www.aon.com