Thomas Comer, president and CEO of Swett & Crawford, announced to employees at the end of the business day on March 14 that he will be leaving the company, according to unidentified sources. The reason for Comer’s departure is unknown at this time and a possible successor has not been announced. Comer was named president and CEO of Swett & Crawford in 2003.
Comer could not be reached for comment, however, an Aon spokesman confirmed that he is “no longer an employee” of Swett & Crawford.
Chicago-based Aon Corp. reported last month that it was exploring alternatives related to its ownership of Swett & Crawford, including a possible sale of the wholesale arm. The status of any change in ownership of the company remains unknown at this time. Swett & Crawford is the largest U.S.-based wholesale insurance broker with more than 900 employees in 40 offices.
Aon is a provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human capital and management consulting, and specialty insurance underwriting. The company employs approximately 48,000 professionals in its 500 offices in more than 120 countries.