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Aon celebrates opening of new Manchester office with the help of Manchester United players


LONDON - Aon officially opened its new Manchester office on Tuesday, 10 May, with a celebration attended by clients, insurers, partners and players and staff from its sponsor partners Manchester United.

Aon have had a base in Manchester for 60 years and moved into the prestigious new offices at 40 Spring Gardens, in the heart of the City Centre, earlier this year, taking two floors and over 17,000 sq ft to house its 150 employees. The new office houses colleagues from both Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business, and Aon Hewitt, the global human resources outsourcing and consulting business of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON).

Manchester United players Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic and Edwin Van der Sar attended the event, along with Richard Arnold, Commercial Director of Manchester United, and stadium announcer Alan Keegan.

Rob Brown, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions, commented: “We’re delighted to take up residence at our new premises at Spring Gardens, which are in keeping with Aon’s success in supporting businesses in the North West with their risk management needs. We were proud to host our clients, insurers and partners and given it is a crucial time for them were particularly pleased that our friends from Manchester United were able to join us as we share a desire for excellence and winning, based on tradition, integrity, teamwork and success. The team here at Aon Manchester is looking forward to building on the last 60 years and continuing to serve further the businesses of Manchester”

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Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON) is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources 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. Visit for more information on Aon and to learn about Aon’s global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.


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