Aon Risk Solutions unites Pacific leadership to advance growth

Aon Risk Solutions unites Pacific leadership to advance growth

Sydney, February 17, 2016 - Aon Risk Solutions has today announced a new Pacific regional board structure, designed to align more closely operations in Australia and New Zealand, and further facilitate and optimise growth performance across the region. These changes are effective immediately.

The Pacific board will continue to drive progress through seamless collaboration, delivering best practice value and outcomes for clients, both regionally and globally.

The leadership will consist of Aon Risk Solutions' Mike O'Connor, Global Chief Executive Officer; Geoff Blampied, New Zealand Chief Executive Officer; Lambros Lambrou, Australia Chief Executive Officer; Bill Hooper, Pacific Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer, and John Cullen, Europe, the Middle East and Africa Chief Executive Officer.

"The new structure will bring the Pacific region's industry-leading innovation to the fore and provide opportunities for increased collaboration amongst our key markets. We have some exceptional talent in our Pacific businesses and a great track record of profitable growth," said Mike O'Connor, Global Chief Executive Officer of Aon Risk Solutions.

Geoff Blampied is appointed non-executive chairman of Aon Risk Solutions Pacific, succeeding John Cullen. In addition, Lambros Lambrou will join the Global Aon Risk Solutions Operating committee, representing the interests of the Pacific region.

"Geoff is a leader with a growth track record second to none, and I am delighted to welcome him in his new role with its additional Pacific Board Chairmanship responsibilities. Moreover, Lambros will bring to the Global Operating Committee a unique set of skills and experiences that have been developed during his time working for Aon in a number of international markets," said O'Connor.

The Pacific region has a history of industry-leading innovation within Aon and this new structure will allow for increased collaboration among key markets in the Pacific, as well as other primary markets globally.

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