Aon is a global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing. With a worldwide distribution network, vast base of intellectual capital, and leading technology Aon draws on the best thinking from around the world, then delivers solutions with local expertise.
About the Company
Aquiring an HR powerhouse
Before there was Aon Hewitt, there were two companies: Aon and Hewitt. The former was a leading provider of risk management and insurance services, while the latter was a specialist HR consulting outfit. When the former purchased the latter for around $4.9 billion in 2010, the Aon brand and business lived on, with one important addition: the subsidiary firm of Aon Hewitt, under whose aegis the firm's HR consulting operations are now grouped.
According to the firm's most recent annual report, the Aon Hewitt unit generates around one third of Aon's total revenue, and "works to maximize the value of clients’ human resources spending, increase employee productivity, and improve employee performance. Our approach addresses a trend towar...