Aon strengthens health and benefits offer through new hire
Sydney, 15 May, 2017 – Aon has appointed Damien Kelly as Sales Director of its Health & Benefits team. Damien will complement an established team of experts to leverage Aon's global and local corporate health and employee benefits capabilities.
Damien brings more than 15 years' sales and leadership experience to Aon. Prior to joining, he led and managed the national sales team in both the direct acquisition and broker channels at Medibank for five years.
"At Aon, we believe there is an opportunity to deliver more creative solutions for the corporate health and employee benefits market in Australia. Backed by technology and real time data, Aon delivers powerful market insights and an engaging and personalised client experience," said Jennifer Richards, Managing Director, Specialties, Aon.
"Our client advocacy model is the corner stone of our DNA, underpinned by our deep industry knowledge, our breadth of expertise and our unique data insights. This is further enhanced by our dedicated Health & Benefits broking team which provides our clients with industry leading solutions working closely with our carrier partners," said Ms. Richards.
Ms. Richards added "Damien brings a wealth of experience to Aon. He has led the development of corporate private health insurance strategies and their implementation across Australia, with a focus on client acquisition, penetration and retention."
Commenting on his new role, Mr. Kelly said, "Aon is an industry leader with an exceptional reputation in the health and benefits market. I am looking forward to working with an impressive team of specialists, with expertise across the entire risk and human capital spectrum. Aon's team of consultants understand and work in close partnership with insurers to design and offer innovative and unique solutions for clients and their employees. Aon provides a holistic approach to health and benefits, offering the personalised touch and feel of a local firm, all backed by world-class resources and insights."
Globally, Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, with 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries across six continents. Aon is investing US$350 million a year into data and analytics to better understand emerging client needs and pursue new opportunities.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.