Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today announced it has named Raymond Everett as global president of McLagan. In this role, Everett is responsible for leading a team of experts who provide compensation, performance and talent intelligence to companies in the financial services and insurance industries. He leads the McLagan executive committee and is a member of Aon’s Talent, Rewards & Performance executive committee.
Ray is well known in the Financial Services industry and in Asia and the Middle East and recognized for the impact he has had partnering with Banks, Asset Managers and PE firms to drive business results by focusing on their people,” said Michael Burke, CEO of Talent, Rewards and Performance at Aon. “He will lead the McLagan team as they broaden the scope and reach of work with clients across the globe.”
Since joining McLagan in 1998, Everett has held numerous leadership positions in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and North America. He is credited with building McLagan’s Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa practices, which have grown significantly since their establishment in 1995. Everett has rich experience across significant client profiles and portfolios and will continue to maintain a focus on Government Pension Funds, Sovereign Wealth Funds and the Private Equity industry. He also served as Aon Hewitt’s CEO for Middle East and Africa, where he was nominated to the Forbes Top 50 Executives in the Middle East. Everett splits his time between Dubai, Asia Pacific, London and New York.
There are a vast amount of complex changes occurring within the Financial Services industry at a time when the war for talent is at an all-time high,” said Everett. “Our expert presence and global footprint across 40 global markets, and our focus in key growth regions like Asia Pacific and the Middle East, gives us a competitive edge in our ability to help our clients understand and navigate through these changes so that they are able to attract, retain and engage a high performing workforce. I am honored and delighted to lead McLagan in my new role."