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Aon executives Greg Case and Jim Herbert recognised as leading LGBT allies
2016 OUTstanding/Financial Times list celebrates business leaders for their impact on LGBT inclusion

LONDON (25 October 2016) – Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is proud to announce that Greg Case, president and chief executive officer, Aon plc, and Jim Herbert, chief development officer, Aon Risk Solutions EMEA, were named in the Financial Times and OUTstanding’s list of leading 50 ally executives. The accolade celebrates Aon’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment for the LGBT community.

Greg Case, president & CEO, Aon plc, said “We pride ourselves on fostering a work environment where opportunity and success are defined by one’s character and capability, and we are committed to driving this environment of inclusion across our 72,000 global colleagues.”

Jim Herbert, chief development officer, Aon Risk Solutions EMEA, added: “To be recognised as an ally in the OUTstanding list is a proud achievement, but what is more important is our day-to-day work in being respectful to and thoughtful for all our colleagues.  I’m passionate that no one feels they have to leave a part of themselves behind when they come to work.  As LGBT allies, it’s our duty to be visible and speak out in support of all colleagues, whatever their gender identity or sexual orientation.”

Aon is committed to improving workforce diversity, building an inclusive culture and empowering cultural competence for its 72,000 colleagues around the world. The Financial Times and OUTstanding list recognises business leaders who serve as inspirational role models for championing an inclusive workplace for the LGBT community. The annual list is decided by a panel of judges from business, academia and journalism.

See the full list here:  http://bit.ly/2d8SK2Q

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