SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2014) - Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), announced a senior organizational change at Aon Hewitt Consulting in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Jeremy Andrulis, who led Aon Hewitt's Performance, Rewards & Talent and Retirement Practices as Managing Director in Hong Kong and Taiwan, has been named Chief Executive Officer, Southeast Asia, for Aon Hewitt Consulting and Managing Director of its Singapore operations. He replaces Rick Payne, who retired at the end of August. Andrulis will report directly to Steward Fotheringham, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific.

"This change is a reflection of careful planning and allows minimum disruption to continue our strategy to strengthen Aon Hewitt's position as the preeminent human resources consulting firm in the region," said Stewart Fotheringham. "These are exciting times and I am confident that our thoughtful and extensive planning has enabled us to select the right successor to spearhead our future growth and success, and continue to serve our clients seamlessly."

Andrulis has been with Aon Hewitt for seven years. With close to twenty years' experience as a management and human resources consultant in North America and Asia, he has successfully led numerous business and organization transformation projects for public and private sector organizations. These projects range from designing strategic plans and new organization solutions to implementing new business processes, talent management programs and HR service delivery models. Andrulis received a Masters in Management (MBA) and Masters of Arts in Political Science (MA) from Purdue University (USA), and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Villanova University (USA).

"Jeremy is a great addition to our leadership team in Singapore and Southeast Asia," said Anand Shankar, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Aon Hewitt's Performance, Rewards and Talent practice in Asia Pacific. "With his deep knowledge of the region and understanding of clients' needs, Jeremy will continue to bring cutting-edge innovation to our solutions."

Andrulis led and designed the Best Employers Asia program and thought leadership for two consecutive cycles over 9 Asia markets, defining insights, trends and best practices in employee engagement, leadership effectiveness, employers' brand and high performance culture.

"Jeremy is one of the original thinkers and thought leaders behind the Best Employers Program. With him, Best Employers participants in Singapore and the whole of Southeast Asia are sure to benefit from the deepest insights and best practice views on what makes a workplace of choice," said Shankar.

Andrulis is available for media interviews and quotes on the full spectrum of HR issues, trends and solutions.

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About Aon Hewitt

Aon Hewitt empowers organizations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organizational and personal performance and growth, navigate retirement risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability and wellness. Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide. For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit

About Aon

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 66,000 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 for more information on Aon and to learn about Aon's global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Man U.

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