Aon appoints former NRL player as Regional Director for South East Queensland

Sydney, 15 March, 2019 - Aon (NYSE:AON), the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, has appointed former NRL player, Grant Rovelli to lead the company’s continued growth in the region.

Mr. Rovelli played for the North Queensland Cowboys Young Guns for two seasons, before moving to the Sydney Roosters for three years where as captain he led the 2004 Grand Final winning premier league side. Grant Rovelli played an impressive 94 NRL games with the Warriors and North Queensland Cowboys.

Reporting to Kevan Johnston, Managing Director, Commercial, Mr Rovelli will be responsible for leading a staff of 47, across eight branches.

Mr. Johnston said, “Grant will bring to South East Queensland a fresh set of eyes and new ideas with drive, energy, determination and an absolute focus on a team approach - all with a strong client service mentality so we improve retention and growth across the region. From the footy field to the boardroom, Grant has demonstrated excellent leadership skills and a real passion for his home state.

“Grant will also join the Commercial Leadership team and I am incredibly pleased with the diversity of thought at the senior leadership level in our business, which will be further enhanced by this appointment.”

For the last three years, Mr Rovelli has been the Manager of Aon’s Mackay branch, working with the 13 strong team to support the local business community, achieving consistent year on year growth.

Commenting on his new role, Mr. Rovelli said, “Over the last three years, our team has established a strong local presence building ties and trusted relationships in the community. Our client first approach has been focused on bringing global solutions and capability to meet local business needs. I look forward to driving this approach throughout the network and our clients across the entire SEQ region.”


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