CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE:AON), the leading global provider of risk management and human resource consulting and outsourcing, today announced it has been named to the 2013 National Association for Female Executives' (NAFE) Top Companies for Executive Women list. Aon was recognized for its strong female leadership profile, its initiatives aimed at empowering women and its overall commitment to developing and advancing women across all levels of the firm.
"Aon recognizes the importance of empowering opportunities for women across our global firm," said Greg Besio, executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Aon. "Developing the next generation of leaders across our business units is critical as we strengthen Aon for the future. Being named to NAFE's list of Top Companies for Executive Women is an incredible honor for Aon and our 62,000 global colleagues and great recognition for the work we have accomplished in this area so far."
Companies were selected for the list based on an extensive application surveying companies on every aspect of women's advancement, including succession planning, profit-and-loss roles, gender pay parity, support programs, work life balance programs, and much more. NAFE's exhaustive examination of policies, programs and workforce profiles of the participating companies yields the most definitive list of top workplaces for women who want to advance through the corporate ranks.To see the full list, please visit NAFE's website. About Aon 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 62,000 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. About NAFE The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) was founded in 1972 and is one of the largest women's professional associations in the United States. The organization has a rich history of providing education, networking, and public advocacy to empower its members to achieve career success and financial security. Members are women executives, professionals, business owners and others who are committed to NAFE's mission: the advancement of women in business. Through the annual NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women list and NAFE Women of Excellence Awards programs, we recognize the outstanding work done on behalf of the advancement of women. NAFE also offers the Women of Excellence Interview Series, NAFE Leadership Summits, and International NAFE. Media Contact: David Prosperi312-381-2485 David.firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Aon plc