Aon and Willis Towers Watson have reached an agreement to merge, with the combined company to be named Aon. The HQ will remain in London, and John Haley will take on the role of executive chairman focusing on growth and innovation. The combined company will be led by Greg Case and Aon's Chief Financial Officer Christa Davies, and the board will comprise both Aon and Willis Towers Watson's current directors.
According to their press release, they will be a premier, technology-enabled global professional services firm focused on the areas of risk, retirement and health.
“The combination of Willis Towers Watson and Aon is a natural next step in our journey to better serve our clients in the areas of people, risk and capital,” Haley says. “This transaction accelerates that journey by providing our combined teams the opportunity to drive innovation more quickly and deliver more value.”
You can read more about it here.
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