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Insurance broker Aon launches Ebola liability cover

Published October 28, 2014 - 2:25pm CST

(Reuters) — U.S. insurance broker Aon has launched Ebola liability cover for hospitals and other health care institutions, the company said on Tuesday.

Greg Case makes Harvard Business Review list of top CEOs

Published October 16, 2014 - 9:29am CST

Aon P.L.C. President and CEO Gregory Case has been named one of the 100 best-performing CEOs in the world by the Harvard Business Review.

JLT hires Aon exec Sarah Stephens to head cyber business

By: Sarah Veysey

Published October 14, 2014 - 9:09am CST

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C. has appointed Sarah Stephens as head of cyber, technology and media errors and omissions in its speciality financial lines group.

Aon sales exec staying put at firm instead of jumping to rival

By: Judy Greenwald

Published September 30, 2014 - 3:32pm CST

John L. Peterson now plans to remain at Aon Risk Solutions as part of its senior leadership team, the broker announced.

Andy Weitz joins Aon as marketing executive

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published September 30, 2014 - 9:57am CST

Andy Weitz will assume the new position of senior vice president of global marketing and communications of Aon P.L.C. effective Wednesday, Aon announced Tuesday.

Aon Hewitt said users of private health exchange saw lower costs in 2014

By: Matt Dunning

Published September 18, 2014 - 1:59pm CST

Employers and individuals participating in Aon Hewitt’s private health insurance exchange saw reductions in their health care costs for the 2014 plan year, the benefits consultant said Thursday.

Business Insurance looks at past 30 tumultuous years of surplus lines market

By: Douglas McLeod

Published September 14, 2014 - 6:00am CST

The surplus lines business has seen plenty of upheaval during the 30 years since Business Insurance began ranking the market.

Jim Pierce joins Jardine Lloyd Thompson's U.S. specialty group from Marsh

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published September 10, 2014 - 2:11pm CST

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C. on Wednesday said it has appointed Jim Pierce as chairman of its new U.S. specialty business, JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc.

Aon Risk Solutions fills U.S. financial management positions

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published September 09, 2014 - 2:31pm CST

Aon P.L.C.'s Aon Risk Solutions operation announced a series of changes to the management of its U.S. financial services group management team on Monday.

Aon execs to join Jardine Lloyd Thompson U.S. specialty division

By: Judy Greenwald

Published September 04, 2014 - 2:59pm CST

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C. on Thursday said it has hired five former Aon P.L.C. executives to its new U.S. specialty business and plans to hire two more.

Symphony Technology to buy Aon's eSolutions RMIS unit

By: Bill Kenealy

Published September 03, 2014 - 1:44pm CST

Aon P.L.C. said Wednesday that it has agreed to sell its risk management information systems business unit, Aon eSolutions Inc., to an affiliate of Palo Alto-based Symphony Technology Group.

Steve Niparko joins Aon Risk Solutions' Denver construction group

By: Kate Shepherd

Published August 21, 2014 - 9:47am CST

Aon Risk Solutions has appointed Steve Niparko as senior vice president and strategic account manager of the firm’s construction services group for the Denver office.

Aon buys Peruvian brokerage Grana

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published August 07, 2014 - 8:51am CST

Aon P.L.C.'s Aon Risk Solutions unit has acquired Lima, Peru-based brokerage Grana y Asociados, Aon said Wednesday.

Aon reports marine market risk overcapacity, soft market pricing

By: Judy Greenwald

Published August 06, 2014 - 4:01pm CST

Continued overcapacity for most marine risks is causing soft market pricing and increased attention to new product development and differentiation, says Aon Risk Solutions in a report on the marine market issued Wednesday.

Business Insurance announces 40 Under 40 broker honorees for 2014

Published August 06, 2014 - 3:07pm CST

Business Insurance on Wednesday announced the honorees for its second annual 40 Under 40 Broker Awards.

Aon second-quarter revenue flat at $2.92 billion

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published July 25, 2014 - 9:00am CST

Aon P.L.C. on Friday reported revenue of $2.92 billion for the second quarter of 2014, an increase of less than 1% over the same period a year earlier.

Top insurance brokers: Aon P.L.C.

By: Bill Kenealy

Published July 20, 2014 - 6:00am CST

The past year has seen Aon P.L.C. record strong results in its core brokerage business while beginning to reap the benefits of years of investments in ancillary businesses and its decision to redomicile abroad.

Directors and officers coverage pricing drops 4.8% in first quarter: Aon

By: Judy Greenwald

Published June 02, 2014 - 2:21pm CST

Driven by premium decreases in excess layers, companies experienced a 4.8% drop in their directors and officers premiums for this year's first quarter vs. the same period a year ago.

Marsh's Julie Page to chair BIBA's new brokers' advisory board

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 29, 2014 - 10:03am CST

The British Insurance Brokers' Association has appointed Julie Page as chairman of its newly created international and wholesale brokers' advisory board, it announced Tuesday.

Aon revisits underrated exposures

By: Rodd Zolkos

Published April 27, 2014 - 8:02pm CST

DENVER — A re-examination of findings from Aon P.L.C.'s 2013 “Global Risk Management Survey” that polled captive insurance company directors reveals concerns that risk managers might be underrating significant exposures.

Aon revenue up 1% in first quarter of 2014

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 25, 2014 - 9:14am CST

Aon P.L.C. posted revenue of $2.95 billion in the first quarter of 2014, a modest 1.0% increase over the same period a year earlier, the insurance broker reported Friday.

Aon eSolutions upgrades risk management information system

By: Bill Kenealy

Published April 24, 2014 - 4:29pm CST

Aon eSolutions, the risk management software unit of Aon P.L.C., on Thursday released a significant upgrade to its risk management information system.

Hull and liability aviation rates down 10% at renewals: Aon

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 16, 2014 - 9:23am CST

Rates for lead hull and liability aviation insurance fell by an average of 10% during renewals that took place in 2013, according to a report published Wednesday by Aon P.L.C.

Q&A: Steve McGill, Aon P.L.C.

By: Gavin Souter

Published April 13, 2014 - 6:00am CST

Steve McGill is group president of Aon P.L.C. and chairman and CEO of the brokerage's global risk management business. Mr. McGill had a long career as a brokerage executive in the London market before joining Aon in 2005. At Aon, he has led several initiatives, including last year's controversial deal with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to establish a facility that guaranteed capacity on certain...

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey sues Aon over payments

By: Matthew Lerner

Published April 11, 2014 - 11:34am CST

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday sued Aon P.L.C. in New York State Supreme Court, alleging mishandling of commissions and overpayment of premiums from 2008 to 2012.

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