Thursday, July 9, 2009

Senior Vice President, Retirement Practice Leader Appointed to Aon Consulting's Northeast Region

Aon Consulting, the global human capital consulting organization of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC), today announced that Eugene Oppo joined as senior vice president and retirement practice leader of the Northeast region.

In his new role, Oppo will continue to build a world-class retirement team in the Northeast region for Aon Consulting. He will drive value for clients by managing the business, financial and operational aspects of their retirement programs. A specific focus will be on retirement and executive benefit needs for Aon Consulting's law firm clients.

"Eugene's retirement experience will provide our clients with the right insight to make informed and high impact business decisions for their retirement programs," said Cecil Hemingway, executive vice president, U.S. retirement practice for Aon Consulting. "He adds significant talent to our unmatched team of retirement consultants and actuaries."

Oppo has more than 25 years of experience in actuarial consulting. Prior to joining Aon Consulting, Oppo was a worldwide partner at Mercer where he worked with Fortune 100 clients and law firms in redesigning pension, retiree medical and defined contribution programs.

Oppo earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from the State University of New York - Albany. He is a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, an Associate in the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and an Enrolled Actuary.

Oppo began his new role with Aon Consulting on July 7 and is based out of the New York office.

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

About Aon

Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC) is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human capital and management consulting. Through its 36,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon readily delivers distinctive client value via innovative and effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions. Our industry-leading global resources, technical expertise and industry knowledge are delivered locally through more than 500 offices in more than 120 countries. Aon was named the world's best broker by Euromoney magazine's 2008 Insurance Survey. In 2008, Aon ranked highest on the Business Insurance ranking of the world's largest insurance brokers based on commercial retail, wholesale, reinsurance and personal lines brokerage revenues. Aon also was ranked by A.M. Best as the number one insurance broker based on brokerage revenues in 2007 and 2008, and 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

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