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Aon-COFCO Hosts First-Ever International Nuclear Insurance Forum in China

Forum highlights evolution of nuclear risk management in Asia in 2013

Dec 9, 2013

BEIJING, CHINA, December 10, 2013 – Aon-COFCO, the China arm of Aon plc (NYSE:AON), the leading global provider of risk management and human resource consulting and outsourcing, recently hosted the first-ever international Nuclear Insurance Forum in China. The forum focused on major nuclear industry participants sharing their experience in risk management, insurance, loss control and safety.  A broad range of speakers included China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP), China Nuclear Insurance Pool (CNIP), Nuclear Industry Reinsurance Association (NIRA), Overseas Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited (ONEIL), French Nuclear Industry Association (G.I.I.N.), Aon, AIG and Pinsent Masons. 


“Unlike Europe and the Americas, Asia’s nuclear industry is in expansionary mode. Only with greater understanding of global nuclear industry best practices is it possible for Asia to continuously improve approaches to nuclear risk management, insurance, safety and loss control,” said Brian DeBruin, Regional Director for Construction, Power & Infrastructure for North Asia, Aon Risk Solutions. “This forum provided a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with the industry’s international peers, hear about their experiences, and share best practices.”

“This forum also provided a message to the world that sharing international best practices with respect to nuclear safety, risk management, insurance, loss control, and fire prevention are of utmost importance in China. We believe in thought leadership and the importance of the nuclear industry in China taking the initiative to open up, share and learn from its peers worldwide while driving transparency on the world stage.” Brian added.

Over 70 delegates registered to the Nuclear Insurance Forum at The Peninsula Hotel, which included local and international nuclear power companies, contractors, equipment suppliers, and consultancy companies. The forum sought to dispel stereotypical assumptions that the nuclear industry is insular and closed by opening up the industry’s risk management side to focused discussion and inquiry.

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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 65,000 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 www.aon.com for more information on Aon and www.aon.com/manchesterunited to learn about Aon’s global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.

About Aon-COFCO

Aon-COFCO Insurance Brokers Co., Ltd (Aon-COFCO) is the first foreign company granted with insurance brokerage license by China Insurance Regulatory Commission in 2003, through the joining of the leading global risk and insurance broker, Aon plc and a local giant conglomerate, China National Cereals, Oil & Foodstuffs Corporation. Today, Aon-COFCO is the leading provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing service, with over 500 employees in China, operates in Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Chengdu, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Visit http://www.aon-cofco.com.cn/ for more information on Aon-COFCO, www.aon.com for more information on Aon and www.aon.com/manchesterunited to learn about Aon’s global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.

Media Contacts:

Carmen Siu
Aon Risk Solutions
852-28616325
carmen.siu@aon.com



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