Schirmer Engineering Adopts Aon Name, Expands Global Reach & Services
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Press release date: October 5, 2010
CHICAGO, Oct. 5 -- Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON), the leading global risk management and human capital solutions firm, today announced that Schirmer Engineering, has been rebranded Aon Fire Protection Engineering. Aon's fire protection engineering, building code consulting, life safety and security consulting group was acquired in 2001 and serves its clients through 19 offices worldwide. By associating more closely in name with Aon, clients and project partners of Aon Fire Protection Engineering will realize added value, such as single-source access to an integrated team of knowledge leaders available locally in 500 offices across 120 countries, and expertise covering all aspects of risk management, including property risk control and business protection.
"The Aon brand better represents our growing global presence and will help to increase our clients' awareness of the numerous solutions Aon provides as well as the benefits of our strong financial foundation," said Mark Rochholz, chief operating officer for Aon Fire Protection Engineering. "As we transition to Aon Fire Protection Engineering, our clients will continue to receive the quality service and timely deliverables to which they are accustomed from our professional engineers and consultants."
"Clients are seeking access to a strong long-term partner, the best talent in the industry, technical innovation and problem-solving experience across a range of disciplines and in all geographies," said Neil Harrison, group managing director of Aon Global Risk Consulting. "Aon Fire Protection Engineering meets each of these needs while effectively and efficiently protecting people and property."
Aon Fire Protection Engineering remains an integral part of Aon's Global Risk Consulting practice.
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About Aon Fire Protection Engineering
Aon Fire Protection Engineering is a global fire protection, building code consulting, life safety and security consulting firm offering a comprehensive, integrated set of services for every building type and on every continent. Founded in 1939, the company's clients include building owners, architects, developers, real estate property and facility managers, institutions and government agencies. Additional information is available at http://www.AonFPE.com.
Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON) is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human capital consulting. Through its more than 59,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon delivers 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 through more than 500 offices in more than 120 countries. Named the world's best broker by Euromoney magazine's 2008, 2009 and 2010 Insurance Survey, Aon also ranked highest on Business Insuranceinsurance 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 brokerage revenues in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and Aon was voted best insurance intermediary, best reinsurance intermediary and best employee benefits consulting firm in 2007, 2008 and 2009 by the readers of Business Insurance. Visit http://www.aon.com for more information on Aon and http://www.aon.com/unitedin2010 to learn about Aon's global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.
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