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Aon recognized as 2013 Best Global Insurance Broker by Global Finance Magazine
Aon acknowledged for leadership in innovation and client service

LONDON (Nov. 13, 2013) – Aon plc (NYSE:AON), the leading global provider of risk management and human resource consulting and outsourcing, was named the 2013 Best Global Insurance Broker, Best Central/Eastern Europe Insurance Broker and Best Africa Insurance Broker by Global Finance magazine. These awards are part of Global Finance’s Best Global Insurers 2013 award competition, which acknowledges companies that demonstrate innovative risk management strategy and leading client service.

Aon is being recognized for its innovative risk solutions, such as this year’s Sidecar Solution, multinational coverage of risk solutions through an unmatched global network and fact-based analytics and benchmarking, exemplified by Aon Global Risk Insight Platform, the world’s largest proprietary database of insurance placement and quote data.

“Our 65,000 colleagues worldwide work hard every day to provide exceptional service, helping our clients  manage their challenges around people and risk and turn those challenges into opportunities,” said Michael O’Connor, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon. “We are honored to be recognized by Global Finance as being the best at what we do.”

Winners were selected through survey responses from more than 1,200 readers around the world as well as input from a panel of prominent risk management and financial executives at major companies. Nominees were judged on innovation and creativity, as well as geographical reach and service delivery.

“The survey findings offer insights that may be useful to readers as they make critical choices about their risk management strategies and providers. We congratulate this year’s winners and thank our survey participants and panelists for their assistance,” said Joseph D. Giarraputo, president and publisher, Global Finance.

Winners will be announced in the December issue of Global Finance magazine.

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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.

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