Aon named to 2013 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women list

Tue Feb 5, 2013 1:53pm EST

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CHICAGO,  Feb. 5, 2013  /PRNewswire/ --  Aon plc  (NYSE:AON), the leading global
provider of  risk management  and  human resource consulting  and  outsourcing,
today announced it has been named to the 2013 National Association for Female
Executives' (NAFE) Top Companies for Executive Women list. Aon was recognized
for its strong female leadership profile, its initiatives aimed at empowering
women and its overall commitment to developing and advancing women across all
levels of the firm.   


"Aon recognizes the importance of empowering opportunities for women across our
global firm," said  Greg Besio, executive vice president and chief human
resources officer at Aon. "Developing the next generation of leaders across our
business units is critical as we strengthen Aon for the future. Being named to
NAFE's list of Top Companies for Executive Women is an incredible honor for Aon
and our 62,000 global colleagues and great recognition for the work we have
accomplished in this area so far."

Companies were selected for the list based on an extensive application surveying
companies on every aspect of women's advancement, including succession planning,
profit-and-loss roles, gender pay parity, support programs, work life balance
programs, and much more. NAFE's exhaustive examination of policies, programs and
workforce profiles of the participating companies yields the most definitive
list of top workplaces for women who want to advance through the corporate

To see the full list, please visit NAFE's  website.

About Aon
Aon plc  (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of  risk management,
insurance and  reinsurance  brokerage, and  human resources  solutions and 
outsourcing  services. Through its more than 62,000 colleagues worldwide,  Aon 
unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via  innovative  and
effective  risk  and people solutions and through industry-leading global
resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the world's
best  broker, best insurance intermediary, reinsurance intermediary, captives
manager and best  employee benefits  consulting firm by multiple industry
sources. Visit  for more information on Aon and  to learn about Aon's global partnership and shirt
sponsorship with  Manchester United.

About NAFE  
The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) was founded in 1972 and is
one of the largest women's professional associations in  the United States. The
organization has a rich history of providing education, networking, and public
advocacy to empower its members to achieve career success and financial
security. Members are women executives, professionals, business owners and
others who are committed to NAFE's mission: the advancement of women in
business. Through the annual NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women list and
NAFE Women of Excellence Awards programs, we recognize the outstanding work done
on behalf of the advancement of women. NAFE also offers the Women of Excellence
Interview Series, NAFE Leadership Summits, and International NAFE.

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