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Aon United Arab Emirates wins Business Excellence Award


DUBAI (3 March 2017) - Aon plc (NYSE:AON), the leading global provider of risk management and human resource consulting and outsourcing, today confirmed that Aon Risk Solutions in the United Arab Emirates has been announced the winner of the 2017 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award. The award recognises and celebrates the success of organisations who are leading the way to establish new business excellence standards and whose continuous and outstanding achievements serve as an inspiration for like-minded companies across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). 

Antoine Khattar, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions in the United Arab Emirates, received the award during the award presentation ceremony organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Madinat Jumeirah Arena on February 21. 

Antoine commented: “We are truly excited and proud to have received this prestigious award, which is recognition of Aon Risk Solutions UAE’s relentless focus on innovation on behalf of clients.”

Aon was selected by a panel of local, regional and international judges who considered criteria such as leadership, engagement levels, value creation to the industry, customer centricity, Corporate Social Responsibility, agility and focus on continuous improvement and innovation. 

“We are honoured to receive this prestigious award; it reflects the skill and dedication of our teams and their constant focus on excellence for clients,” said Massoud Shaheem, CEO Aon Risk Solutions, Middle-East Region.

Held annually under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award is an initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The award aims to support business development and to recognise and reward firms that contribute to the GCC's economic development.


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