Aon Corporation (www.aon.com) is a leading provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human capital and management consulting, and specialty insurance underwriting. The company employs approximately 51,000 professionals in its 600 offices in more than 120 countries. Backed by broad resources, industry knowledge and technical expertise, Aon professionals help a wide range of clients develop effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions. (PRNewsFoto)
CHICAGO, IL USA 12/15/2004
CHICAGO, July 5 LAWFUEL – Law News Network — Aon Consulting, the human
capital consulting organization of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC), announced
today that Mark R. Winston joined its Corporate Investigative Services
group, which is part of the company’s Financial Advisory and Litigation
Consulting Services practice.
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“Mark is a very accomplished investigator and attorney, and his
financial and corporate internal investigations background adds a great
deal of value to clients we assist,” said Andrew Appel, chief executive
officer of Aon Consulting Worldwide. “The fact that Mark chose Aon shows
that top talent wants to work with us, and that we are committed to
attracting the best as well.”
Winston joins Aon Consulting from Baker & McKenzie LLP, where he was a
partner in the firm’s litigation department. Prior to that, Winston served
14 years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney. In that role, he investigated and
prosecuted numerous complex white-collar criminal matters involving
financial fraud and environmental issues. With Aon Consulting, Winston
advises clients in matters related to securities fraud, healthcare fraud,
financial statement fraud, money laundering, mail and wire fraud, the
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, false claims and environmental issues.
“We are pleased to welcome Mark to our group,” said Robert W. Huff,
global leader of Aon Consulting’s Corporate Investigative Services group.
“His vast experience leading white-collar criminal cases and corporate
internal investigations will be a tremendous benefit to our clients. Our
objective for the Corporate Investigative Services group has been to add
more depth of expertise so we can fully meet the demands of organizations
around the globe. With Mark’s addition, we have further enhanced our
ability to handle the most sensitive and complex financial and
Winston is based in New York.
For more information, contact:
Joe Micucci, Aon Consulting, 312-381-4786, [email protected] .
Aon Corporation ( http://www.aon.com ) is a leading provider of risk
management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human capital and
management consulting, and specialty insurance underwriting. There are
46,000 employees working in Aon’s 500 offices in more than 120 countries.
Backed by broad resources, industry knowledge and technical expertise, Aon
professionals help a wide range of clients develop effective risk
management and workforce productivity solutions.
Aon Consulting is among the top global human resources consulting
firms, with 2005 revenues of $1.255 billion and 7,000 professionals in 120
offices throughout the world. Aon Consulting delivers integrated consulting
solutions to help clients with employee benefits, human resources
outsourcing, compensation, communication and management consulting.
About the Financial Advisory and Litigation Consulting Services
Aon Consulting’s Financial Advisory and Litigation Consulting Services
practice provides a full line of consulting services including:
white-collar and financial statement investigations; securities litigation;
financial due diligence; damage calculations; financial valuation services;
expert testimony; computer forensics; and other related specialties.
The Corporate Investigative Services group assists organizations
worldwide with their most complex corporate investigations while assuring
that they adhere to the current regulatory environment. The group helps law
firms, corporations, governmental entities and not-for-profits manage and
mitigate risks involving a broad array of issues, including due diligence,
embezzlement, kickbacks, intellectual property theft, commercial bribery,
check fraud, sexual harassment allegations and workplace violence.
This press release contains certain statements related to future
results, or states our intentions, beliefs and expectations or predictions
for the future which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined
in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially from either historical
or anticipated results depending on a variety of factors. Potential factors
that could impact results include: general economic conditions in different
countries in which we do business around the world, changes in global
equity and fixed income markets that could affect the return on invested
assets, fluctuations in exchange and interest rates that could influence
revenue and expense, rating agency actions that could affect our ability to
borrow funds, funding of our various pension plans, changes in the
competitive environment, our ability to implement restructuring initiatives
and other initiatives intended to yield cost savings, our ability to
execute the stock repurchase program, changes in commercial property and
casualty markets and commercial premium rates that could impact revenues,
changes in revenues and earnings due to the elimination of contingent
commissions, other uncertainties surrounding a new compensation model, the
impact of investigations brought by state attorneys general, state
insurance regulators, federal prosecutors, and federal regulators, the
impact of class actions and individual lawsuits including client class
actions, securities class actions, derivative actions, and ERISA class
actions, the cost of resolution of other contingent liabilities and loss
contingencies, and the difference in ultimate paid claims in our
underwriting companies from actuarial estimates. Further information
concerning the Company and its business, including factors that potentially
could materially affect the Company’s financial results, is contained in
the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.