Chicago, IL (October 9, 2019) – Aon plc, the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today announced Lori Goltermann, CEO, U.S. Commercial Risk and Health Solutions of Aon, was elected to the Board of Directors of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers.
Goltermann was elected during The Council’s 106th annual Insurance Leadership Forum (ILF) in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Insurance Leadership Forum has been instrumental to the commercial property/casualty insurance industry since its beginnings in 1913, and continues to be the premier industry meeting for market leaders worldwide.
“Lori is a highly respected colleague and industry thought leader, said Greg Case, Aon’s CEO. “Her election to the CIAB Board of Directors is a testament to her ability to continue to transform our industry for our clients and colleagues.”
Since joining Aon in 1993, Goltermann has spent decades growing and shaping the U.S. operations to position Aon as a leading professional services firm. Goltermann holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington University and completed executive programs at both Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. In 2016, Goltermann was named one of Business Insurance’s Women to Watch. In 2018, she was named one of Insurance Business America’s Hot 100 influencers in the insurance industry and in 2019, was named an Elite Woman in insurance.
The Council’s Board of Directors is comprised of the heads of top brokerage firms who provide strategic direction and guidance around industry initiatives and proactive advocacy for the commercial brokerage industry’s regulatory and compliance matters. “We look to our Board for their expertise and leadership as we continue to move the needle in the industry,” said Ken A. Crerar, president/CEO of The Council.
The Council’s Board is led by Chairman David Becker, chief executive officer of Cottingham & Butler, Inc., in Dubuque, Iowa; Vice Chairwoman Nancy Mellard, executive vice president and General Counsel at CBIZ in Kansas City, Mo.; Treasurer Robert J. Klonk, chief executive officer of Oswald Companies in Cleveland, Ohio, and Secretary Keith Schuler, president and chief executive officer at InterWest Insurance Services, LLC, in Sacramento, Calif.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance. Aon has five specific global solution lines: Commercial Risk Solutions, Reinsurance Solutions, Retirement Solutions, Health Solutions and Data & Analytic Services.
About The Council
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers is the premier association for the top regional, national and international commercial insurance and employee benefits intermediaries worldwide. Council members are market leaders who annually place 85 percent of U.S. commercial property/casualty insurance premiums and administer billions of dollars in employee benefits accounts. With expansive international reach, The Council fosters industry wide relationships around the globe by engaging lawmakers, regulators and stakeholders to promote the interests of its members and the valuable role they play in the mitigation of risk for their clients. Founded in 1913, The Council is based in Washington, D.C.