Greg Case News

Aon and Willis Towers Watson Say Merger Is All About ‘Getting Better, Not Bigger’

There are several talking points that are evident about the planned merger of broking giants Aon and Willis Towers Watson. First, it’s not about getting bigger; it’s about getting better. And, second, it’s about addressing unmet client needs. But it …

Aon Names Andersen President, While Former Co-President O’Connor Exits

Aon plc named Eric Andersen as president of Aon, reporting to Greg Case, the firm’s CEO. Since May 2018, Andersen and Michael O’Connor had served as Aon co-presidents. Aon said O’Connor is departing Aon to pursue new opportunities after 12 …

Lloyd’s Gathers Group of Industry Heavy-Hitters as Advisers for Its Future Strategy

Lloyd’s has gathered a group of industry heavy-hitters — such as Evan Greenberg at Chubb, Dan Glaser at Marsh & McLennan, and John Haley at Willis Towers Watson — to sit on advisory committees that will help support and develop …

Risk Managers Rank Economic Slowdown, Damage to Reputation as Top 2 Risks: Aon

Economic and global trade concerns are challenging organizations’ ability to invest adequately in preparing for and protecting the continuity of their operations, according to findings from Aon’s 2019 Global Risk Management Survey, which aims to identify the challenges organizations face …

Aon’s New Ventures Group Focuses on Intellectual Property with Cochrane Named COO

Aon’s New Ventures Group (NVG), which was formed in October 2018 to accelerate Aon’s investment in innovative new solutions, is focusing its first efforts on intellectual property in order to help clients manage their intangible assets. NVG is formally sponsoring …

Aon Forms New Ventures Group, Led by Chief Innovation Officer Goland

Aon plc announced it has formed a new unit called New Ventures Group, which is designed to increase Aon’s investment in innovative new businesses. The global unit will identify, incubate and deliver new sources of value for clients, explained an …

Aon Reports 6% Increase in Q3 Revenues to $2.2B

Aon reported third quarter revenue of $2.3 billion, an increase of 6 percent from the $2.2 billion reported for the same period last year. This increase was driven primarily by a 3 percent increase related to acquisitions, net of divestitures, …

Aon Sells Outsourcing Platform to Focus on Data, Analytics Investments

Aon announced it has completed the sale of its benefits administration and HR business process outsourcing (BPO) platform to private equity funds affiliated with New York-based Blackstone for a cash consideration of $4.3 billion at closing, and an additional consideration …

O’Halleran to Retire from Aon After 37 Years

Aon Benfield, the global reinsurance intermediary and capital adviser of Aon plc, has today announced that Michael O’Halleran is set to retire from the business after 37 years of service. From his founding role as leader of Aon Re at …

Aon Plc’s Group President McGill Steps Down

Aon plc announced that group president, Steve McGill, is leaving the firm to explore new opportunities. Greg Case, president and CEO of Aon plc, commented: “During his decade at Aon, Steve has developed a well-earned reputation as a tireless innovator …