TORONTO, July 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Aon Hewitt, the global human resource
solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), announces today that Deron
Waldock has been appointed Senior Vice President of the Canadian Legal
Consulting Practice for Aon Hewitt Canada. In this role, Mr. Waldock
will be responsible for shaping the vision and leading the
organization's legal consulting practice to ultimately provide clients
with legal support and guidance on all their employee benefit needs.
"Mr. Waldock has more than twenty years in law, most recently as a
partner with Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP. His experience with
pension, employee benefits and executive compensation law align well
with Aon Hewitt's expertise," says William da Silva, Retirement
Consulting Practice leader at Aon Hewitt. "Under Deron's leadership,
our legal consulting team will be better positioned to guide our
clients through an area of law that is becoming more complex and
challenging. Deron's expertise and strategic vision will be a great
asset to us as we continue to execute on our overall vision of enabling
retirement for Canadians in a sustainable manner."
Mr. Waldock is recognized by Chambers Global as one of the leading pension and benefits lawyers in Canada. He has
advised and assisted Canadian and U.S. clients on all legal issues
relating to pension, employee benefits, compensation and incentive
plans, including implementation, wind-up, administration and compliance
with regulatory requirements and industry best-practices, design,
implementation and governance matters.
He has also provided expertise and led negotiations on pension, employee
benefit, compensation and human resources matters in the context of
mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other corporate reorganizations
as well as in the context of corporate financing transactions and
A frequently published author, Mr. Waldock also contributes to Canadian
and international professional organizations as a member of the Pension
and Benefits Section of the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian
Pension & Benefits Institute and the International Pension and Employee
Benefits Lawyers Association. Professionally, Mr. Waldock is a member
of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Law Society of Alberta.
"I am very excited to be joining Aon Hewitt at a time when organizations
are increasingly searching for strategic partnerships to help solve
their most complex human capital issues," says Mr. Waldock. "I look
forward to providing organizations much needed legal support for their
retirement, benefits, compensation and other human resource
Mr. Waldock will be based in Aon Hewitt's Toronto office, and report to
Mr. da Silva.
About Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions. The company
partners with organizations to solve their most complex benefits,
talent and related financial challenges, and improve business
performance. Aon Hewitt designs, implements, communicates and
administers a wide range of human capital, retirement, investment
management, health care, compensation and talent management strategies.
With more than 29,000 professionals in 90 countries, Aon Hewitt makes
the world a better place to work for clients and their employees. For
more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit www.aonhewitt.com.
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 61,000 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.
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