UK - The new Aon Hewitt has named Yvan Legris, former president of global consulting at Hewitt Associates, as chief executive of UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Aon Corporation and Hewitt Associates merged on 1 October to form a company touting revenues of $4.3bn.
Legris (pictured) said: "Now that all the procedures and approvals of the deal are completed, I am thrilled to be taking on this leadership role. It was clear that Aon and Hewitt were genuinely complementary organisations and as one united firm we can provide our clients with a wide range of cost-effective human capital and risk solutions to help them solve their most complex business challenges."
The firm also said Andy Cox, former managing director of the UK and Ireland at Hewitt, will now serve as CEO for Aon Hewitt in those countries. Cox reports to Legris.
Spokesman Colin Mayes said more details about the organisational structure will be announced "soon".
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