May 9, 2013
(NYSE: AON), the leading global provider of
human resource consulting
, today issued the following statement regarding the appointment of
as Manager of Manchester United:
on his appointment as Manager of one of the world's most successful football clubs.
"The ability to attract and develop high performing talent on and off the pitch is the hallmark of any successful organization and this is something we have witnessed first-hand at Manchester United since we became their global partner in 2010.
"We know through our own work at Aon that great leaders embrace new challenges, never tire of learning, prioritize talent development, effectively manage change, and inspire colleagues with a clear vision. As the first ever partner of the Club's training facility at Carrington, the
Aon Training Complex
, we hope our expertise in this area will support David as he leads the team to further success.
"As Presenting Partner of Manchester United's pre-season tours,
starting this summer in Asia
, we look forward to working with and building a relationship that will help empower results for Manchester United in the years ahead.
"Aon wishes David 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 such as Manchester United on the topics of
, and succession planning.
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