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Industry Veterans Promoted to Newly Created Leadership Positions Within Aon Global Risk Consulting
AGRC strengthens management team to enhance client services




CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aon Global Risk Consulting, the world's leading risk consulting organization, today announced the promotion of Mike Giacobbe and Laura Taylor to two newly created leadership positions. Giacobbe was appointed managing director of business development for the Americas and Taylor was named global leader of enterprise risk management.




In his new role, Giacobbe will lead the U.S. business development team and align AGRC more closely with Aon Risk Services, the risk management and insurance brokerage business of Aon Corp., to provide clients with customized integrated products and services. Previously, Giacobbe served as director of AGRC's enterprise risk management practice.


Taylor will streamline the development and delivery of AGRC's enterprise risk management products and solutions while overseeing regional resource and product development in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to assuming her new position, Taylor was managing director and national practice leader of AGRC's enterprise risk management practice.


"Our clients will directly realize the benefit of these well-deserved promotions, and I congratulate Laura and Mike on their dedication to delivering distinctive global value on a local level," said Stephen Cross, chief executive officer of Aon Global Risk Consulting.


Giacobbe and Taylor will remain in Chicago and New York, respectively.


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With more than 2,000 risk professionals in 50 countries worldwide, Aon Global Risk Consulting delivers risk management solutions designed to optimize its clients' risk profiles. Its suite of services encompasses risk consulting; risk control, claims and engineering, and captive management. The risk consulting team focuses on actuarial and analytics, enterprise risk management and risk financing solutions. The risk control, claims and engineering team consists of 600 professionals who support clients globally in the property and casualty risk control arena. Aon Global Insurance Managers, the captive team, is widely recognized as the world's leading captive manager, with local capabilities in over 30 countries. Aon Global Risk Consulting is dedicated to expanding our integrated solutions to help clients effectively and proactively manage risk in a changing and challenging global market.


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