Aon Consulting, the global human capital consulting organization of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC), today announced that Paul Berger has joined the firm as chief medical officer for the U.S. Health & Benefits Practice.
Berger will be working with clients across numerous segments to drive quality outcomes, wellness strategies and improved coordination of the care employees receive. He will also be instrumental in structuring overall health care strategies for Aon Consulting clients.
"We welcome Paul to Aon Consulting," said Kathryn Hayley, chief executive officer for Aon Consulting. "He has an excellent track record of serving clients of all sizes and in all geographies and industries. Paul represents one of more than 50 senior executives in the human capital industry who have joined Aon Consulting in the past 18 months, which is aligned with our goal of being a destination of choice for top talent and providing our clients distinctive value through our people."
Berger has 20 years of experience as a chief medical officer and consultant in the human resources industry. Most recently with SHPS, Berger managed all clinical activities for commercial, government and health plan market segments. He also served as team leader for all clinical innovations and partnerships.
"Health care has never been a more significant issue for organizations, and Paul brings the type of capability, expertise and experience that clients require in dealing with such a multitude of complex issues," said John Zern, U.S. Health and Benefits Practice director for Aon Consulting. "We look forward to Paul working with our team in continuing to provide innovative solutions to employers nationwide."
Berger earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from Duke University. He served as a medical doctor at Columbia University and completed his internship, residency and internal medicine at the University of New Mexico Hospitals.
Based in Atlanta, Berger joined Aon Consulting July 6.
About Aon Consulting
Aon Consulting Worldwide is among the top global human capital consulting firms, with 2008 revenues of $1.358 billion and more than 6,300 professionals in 229 offices worldwide. Aon Consulting works with organizations to improve business performance and shape the workplace of the future through employee benefits, talent management and rewards strategies and solutions. Aon Consulting was named the best employee benefit consulting firm by the readers of Business Insurance magazine in 2006, 2007 and 2008. For more information on Aon, please visit www.aon.mediaroom.com.
Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC) is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human capital consulting. Through its more than 37,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon readily delivers distinctive client value via innovative and effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions. Aon's industry-leading global resources and technical expertise are delivered locally through more than 500 offices in more than 120 countries. Named the world's best broker by Euromoney magazine's 2008 and 2009 Insurance Survey, Aon also ranked highest on Business Insurance's listing of the world's largest insurance brokers based on commercial retail, wholesale, reinsurance and personal lines brokerage revenues in 2008. A.M. Best deemed Aon the number one insurance broker based on brokerage revenues in 2007 and 2008, and Aon was voted best insurance intermediary, best reinsurance intermediary and best employee benefits consulting firm in 2007 and 2008 by the readers of Business Insurance. For more information on Aon, log onto http://www.aon.com/.