Chicago (Nov. 6, 2017) – Jim Gloriod has been named Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Construction Services Group for Aon (NYSE:AON), a leading global professional services firm. Gloriod is responsible for U.S. Construction, Power and the Environmental practices.
Gloriod will also work closely with the Global Construction and Infrastructure division, led by Geoff Heekin, to ensure that the U.S. and global businesses are properly aligned.
Over the course of Gloriod’s 20 years with Aon, he has held various leadership roles, including Resident Managing Director of St. Louis. Additionally, he has served as a vital leader to some of Aon’s largest Power and Construction clients. Last September, Gloriod was promoted to president of the U.S. Construction Services Group under Kevin White’s leadership. Since then, Gloriod has worked in partnership with White and other Aon leaders to develop strategies that have strengthened the firm’s leadership position in the construction sector and ensure a smooth transition into his new role.
“Our team believes in constantly looking towards the future, embracing change and serving each and every client with industry leading services and capabilities,” said Lori Goltermann, CEO for Aon U.S. Retail. “Jim embodies our core mission in all of his work, making him the perfect fit for this role. We are excited to see the practice grow and achieve its full potential under his leadership.”
White will continue to play an active role on the team, serving as a Strategic Advisor to Aon’s Construction Services Group with a focus on clients and colleagues in the Northeast.
“Kevin has been an integral asset to Aon’s construction business for 24 years with proven leadership and impressive career accomplishments,” added Goltermann. “Under the guidance of these two essential leaders, Aon will continue to empower our clients with innovative solutions today and into the future.”
Gloriod holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Trinity University and a Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University School of Law. He is also an Advisory Board Member for McCarthy Building Companies, which is ranked as the 15th largest domestic general contractor.
Aon’s U.S Construction Services Group has more than 475 colleagues that represent more than 1,400 clients, which includes seven of the top 10 ENR contractors and more than 35 percent of the top 100 ENR contractors.
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