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Emap chooses Aon Hewitt for employee benefits

LONDON, 13 April 2011 - Aon Hewitt, the global human resource consulting and outsourcing business of Aon Corporation (NYSE:AON), has been appointed by Emap International Limited to provide risk benefits, private medical insurance consulting and broking services for its employees.

Emap, a global business-to-business media group, with 880 employees in the UK, is owned by Apax Partners and Guardian Media Group.

Jason Stead, head of procurement at Emap International Limited, said:
“We have a close relationship with Aon’s Risk Solutions business which referred us to Aon Hewitt once the decision had been made to review our benefits arrangements. We considered a number of advisers who could provide us with a high-quality service and were impressed by Aon Hewitt's proven ability to save costs, and the commitment of the team dealing with our account.

“We look forward to developing a strong partnership with Aon Hewitt in the future.”

Jane Gibbs, operations director of Aon Hewitt’s Benefits Solutions team said:
“We are delighted to have this opportunity to take on an ongoing plan solution for a company of Emap’s standing. We believe Aon Hewitt can bring innovative and fresh ideas tailored to the needs of their employees.”

About Aon Hewitt

Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human capital consulting and outsourcing solutions. The company partners with organisations to solve their most complex benefits, talent and related financial challenges, and improve business performance. Aon Hewitt designs, implements, communicates and administers a wide range of human capital, retirement, investment management, health care, compensation and talent management strategies. With more than 29,000 professionals in 90 countries, Aon Hewitt makes the world a better place to work for clients and their employees. For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit


About Aon

Aon Corporation (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human capital solutions and outsourcing. Through its more than 59,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to deliver distinctive client value via innovative and effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions. Aon's industry-leading global resources and technical expertise are delivered locally in over 120 countries. Named the world's best broker by Euromoney magazine's 2008, 2009 and 2010 Insurance Survey, Aon also ranked highest on Business Insurance's listing of the world's insurance brokers based on commercial retail, wholesale, reinsurance and personal lines brokerage revenues in 2008 and 2009. A.M. Best deemed Aon the number one insurance broker based on revenues in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and Aon was voted best insurance intermediary 2007-2010, best reinsurance intermediary 2006-2010, best captives manager 2009-2010, and best employee benefits consulting firm 2007-2009 by the readers of Business Insurance.


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