Acquisition expands Aon's world-class cyber risk management and response solutions
LONDON, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), announced it has completed its acquisition of Stroz Friedberg, Inc., a leading global risk management firm based in New York City, with offices across the U.S. and in London, Zurich, Dubai and Hong Kong. Financial terms were not disclosed.
"We welcome our new Stroz Friedberg colleagues to Aon," said Mike O'Connor, chief executive officer, Aon Risk Solutions. "We have brought together two of the world's most highly-skilled and accomplished teams focused on cyber risk transfer, mitigation, advisory, and response. As we work to help clients understand and mitigate new and evolving risks in a rapidly changing world, they will now have access to the most advanced thinking and solutions in the industry."
Stroz Friedberg's more than 550 colleagues are joining Aon's Cyber Solutions Group. Michael Patsalos-Fox, Stroz Friedberg's chief executive officer, will become the chief executive officer and co-chair of Aon's Cyber Solutions Group. John Bruno, Aon's executive vice president of enterprise innovation and chief information officer, will join Patsalos-Fox as co-chair of this new group.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance brokerage and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 72,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative risk and people solutions. For further information on our capabilities and to learn how we empower results for clients, please visit: http://aon.mediaroom.com.
About Stroz Friedberg
Founded in 2000, Stroz Friedberg is a specialized risk management firm built to help clients solve the complex challenges prevalent in today's digital, connected and regulated business world. A global leader in cyber security with leading experts in digital forensics, incident response and security science; investigations; eDiscovery and due diligence, Stroz Friedberg works to maximize the health of an organization, ensuring its longevity, protection and resilience. Stroz Friedberg currently serves Fortune 100 companies, 80 percent of the AmLaw 100 and the Top 20 UK law firms.
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