LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (January 14, 2016) – Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE:AON), today announced that Meredith Jones has joined the firm as a partner and head of Emerging Manager Research; to further strengthen the capabilities of its Global Asset Engine (GAE). Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting, Inc.’s GAE drives innovation, manager research and implementation of key investment ideas for clients.
In her new role, Meredith is responsible for providing strategic guidance on emerging managers, hedge funds, private equity and real estate to the firm’s largest clients including foundation, endowment and public sector clients.
“As a well-known leader in the investment industry, Meredith brings a depth of experience from research to investment consulting, to marketing, that will bring our clients a unique perspective,” said Kemp Ross, U.S. head of Investment Solutions at Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting, Inc. “Her research on emerging managers, including small and young funds as well as women and minority-run funds, has been an industry standard since 2006. We are pleased to welcome Meredith as we continue to invest in our business and our talent in order to provide our clients with the best thinking in the industry.”
Most recently, Meredith served as director of the Rothstein Kass Institute where she was responsible for developing research on hedge funds, women in alternative investments, private equity, venture capital and a number of other topics. Meredith has been published in both trade and national media outlets, including The Economist, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. She is a highly sought after speaker and thought leader at industry events around the world.
Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting, Inc. (“AHIC”) is an indirect, wholly‑owned subsidiary of Aon plc. AHIC is a federally registered investment advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AHIC is also registered with the Commodity Futures Trade Commission as a commodity pool operator, and is a member of the National Futures Association. The AHIC ADV Form Part 2A disclosure statement is available upon written request to:
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