Aon congratulates Sir Alex Ferguson on retirement
LONDON, May 8, 2013
LONDON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Aon plc(NYSE:AON), the leading global
provider ofrisk managementandhuman resource consultingandoutsourcing,
today issued the following statement regarding the announcement of Sir Alex
Ferguson's retirement as manager of Manchester United:
"Aon is proud to have had its name on the front of the famous Manchester
United jersey during the last three years of Sir Alex Ferguson's tenure as
manager. It is a measure of Sir Alex's remarkable achievement that his career
at Manchester United is as long as the existence of the 26-year old Aon brand.
"Sir Alex leaves as one of the greatest managers of all time, and as a leader
who knew how to empower results for both the players and the Club. His record
of success and talent development in particular is without equal. Whilst Sir
Alex would be the first to say that no one individual is bigger than the Club,
his quest for excellence and winning performance over the course of two and a
half decades is a shining example of leadership to the worlds of both sport
"It has been a pleasure for Aon to work with Sir Alex during our partnership
with Manchester United. He has always been gracious and thoughtful in
engaging with the numerous clients and staff who have had the pleasure of
working with him at our joint events with the Club.
"We wish him every success in his new role."
Aon, the principal partner and global shirt sponsor of Manchester United, also
is recognized as one of the leading firms on advising clients on the topics of
retirement, talent development and succession planning.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management,
insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and
outsourcing services. Through its more than 65,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon
unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and
effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global
resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the
world's best broker, best insurance intermediary, reinsurance intermediary,
captives manager and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple
industry sources. Visit www.aon.com for more information on Aon and
www.aon.com/manchesterunited to learn about Aon's global partnership and shirt
sponsorship with Manchester United.
SOURCE Aon plc
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