Chad Karasaki joins Honolulu office as managing director
HONOLULU, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC), the leading provider of global risk management services, today announced that Chad Karasaki has joined Aon Construction Services Group as managing director. Karasaki, who will also serve as chairman and CEO of the Aon Honolulu office, is the latest in a series of strategic hires by Aon Construction Services Group to strengthen its growing presence in Hawaii and deliver distinctive value to clients.
Karasaki joins Aon from Marsh, where he had worked for 22 years. He was most recently head of Marsh's Hawaii office and was responsible for managing many of the company's largest construction, development, hospitality and retail clients.
"The addition of a practitioner with Chad's outstanding level of knowledge and experience in the construction industry will immediately enhance our profile within Hawaii," said Peter Arkley, president and chief executive officer of Aon Construction Services Group. "His understanding of the challenges facing contractor, owner and developer clients in the state will strengthen our ability to provide our clients with the best coverage and advice available today."
Karasaki, 45, holds over 20 years of construction risk management experience and has worked in the Hawaii market for almost his entire career. As managing director, Karasaki will utilize his access to this market and his keen understanding of owner and contractor controlled programs, hurricane and typhoon-related claims and construction defect cases to the benefit of the Aon Honolulu construction practice.
Karasaki holds a bachelor's degree with a double major in marketing and management from the University of Portland and a master of arts in organizational management from the University of Phoenix. He is a member of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Association, General Contractors Association, Business Roundtable and the Japan American Society.
About Aon Construction Services Group
Aon Construction Services Group employs over 540 employees dedicated to the construction industry in 25 offices across the country. Backed by broad resources, industry knowledge and technical expertise, Aon professionals understand every major sector of the construction industry and help a wide range of clients develop effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions.
About Aon Corporation
Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC) is the leading global provider of risk
management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human capital and
management consulting, and specialty insurance underwriting. Through its
43,000 professionals worldwide, Aon readily delivers distinctive client
value via innovative and effective risk management and workforce
productivity solutions. Our industry-leading global resources, technical
expertise and industry knowledge are delivered locally through more than
500 offices in more than 120 countries. Aon was ranked by A.M. Best as the
number one global insurance brokerage in 2007 based on brokerage revenues,
and voted best insurance intermediary, best reinsurance intermediary, and
best employee benefits consulting firm in 2007 by the readers of Business
Insurance. For more information on Aon, log onto http://www.aon.com.
|SOURCE Aon Corporation|
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