Aon Hewitt’s CIO Named on Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders’ List

November 4, 2014

Aon plc, the provider of risk management and human resource consulting and outsourcing, announced that Matthew Heckler, chief information officer for Aon Hewitt, was named to IDG’s Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders’ list for 2015.

The list spotlights 100 leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges. Aon Hewitt is the talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc.

Heckler was selected for his contributions to Aon Hewitt’s strategic business growth through a focus on operational excellence, integrated solutions and building high-performing teams. Specifically, Heckler and his team have:

  • Developed the innovative and ground-breaking technology supporting the Aon Retiree Health Exchange and the Aon Active Health Exchange.
  • Created a multi-year application roadmap to drive innovation and accelerate how quickly Aon takes products and solutions to market while reducing an estimated 25 percent of application spend for non-strategic assets.
  • Improved internal efficiencies and services through SaaS / cloud computing and by building analytics into client solutions, helping Aon gain market insights and shape future product offerings.
  • Automated and standardized technologies across HR Business Process Outsourcing (HR BPO) services to lower operational costs, improve data accuracy and reduce human capital resources.

“Technology and the conversion of data into insight play a critical role in Aon’s ability to serve clients,” said John Bruno, executive vice president of enterprise innovation and chief information officer. “Matt’s leadership and constant focus on innovative products and solutions is a key differentiator for our firm. This recognition is a great acknowledgement of the work Matt and his teams do every day to serve our clients.”

Heckler has more than 20 years of experience in information technology. As Aon Hewitt chief information officer, he is responsible for technology supporting consulting, benefits, HR BPO, emerging solutions, and health care exchanges.

Source: Aon plc

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