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Magic Johnson Enterprises Promotes Economic Opportunities For Minority Businesses

 

 

CHICAGO and LOS ANGELES,  -- Building upon its supplier diversity strategy to bring distinctive value to clients by connecting carrier and broker relationships with minority-owned businessesAon Corporation, the leading global provider of risk services and human capital consulting, today announced it is joining forces withMagic Johnson Enterprises to promote business opportunities for minority business enterprises. Financial terms of the year-long affiliation were not disclosed.

"When Aon aligns its objectives with a successful minority-owned business like Magic Johnson Enterprises, it is a win-win-win opportunity for Aon, our clients and our MBE associates," said Leonard McLaughlin, president of Aon Cornerstone Innovative Solutions, the Aon business that focuses on fostering strategic alliances with minority business enterprises. "As we help clients achieve their supplier diversity goals by providing them with solutions to a wide range of business challenges, we also create growth opportunities for our MBE associates to enable them to create jobs and improve their profitability and sustainability."

Aon Cornerstone Innovative Solutions, launched in April 2009, brings together the global risk and human capital resources of Aon with the knowledge and experience of top MBEs to deliver adaptive solutions to serve the cultural needs of clients. This includes an established infrastructure for firms to work with qualified MBEs as well as formal training and mentoring programs for certified MBE associates and carriers to help them deliver the highest value for clients and achieve their diversity goals.

"My goal in working with Aon Cornerstone is to help them drive results through the promotion of diverse strategic alliances in the professional services field," said Earvin "Magic" Johnson, chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises. "By doing so, we can develop stronger relationships between Fortune 2000 firms and minority-owned enterprises that lead to job creation and opportunity for economic growth." Johnson was recently recognized as the number one African-American business leader in America by Ebony magazine.

Through strategic investment, partnership and consultation, Magic Johnson Enterprises has developed a portfolio of companies that strategically work together to reinforce the organization's focus on serving emerging, multicultural communities. Core divisions of the organization include consulting and licensing, business ventures and capital management.

The members of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, including many Fortune 500 companies, have a goal to increase utilization of minority-owned businesses. Currently, approximately one percent of the goal is realized through the purchase of risk management products and services. Specific initiatives like Aon Cornerstone complement supply chain requirements, industry and regulatory mandates, and a desire for broadened market appeal, fueling the growth trend by major businesses to expand business relationships with minority business enterprises.

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About Aon

Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON) is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurancebrokerage, and human capital consulting. Through its more than 36,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon readily delivers distinctive client value via innovative and effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions. Aon's industry-leading global resources and technical expertise are delivered locally through more than 500 offices in more than 120 countries. Named the world's best broker by Euromoney magazine's 2008 and 2009 Insurance Survey, Aon also ranked highest on Business Insurance's listing of the world's largest insurance brokers based on commercial retail, wholesale, reinsurance and personal lines brokerage revenues in 2008 and 2009. A.M. Best deemed Aon the number one insurancebroker based on brokerage revenues in 2007, 2008, and 2009 and Aon was voted best insurance intermediary, best reinsurance intermediary and best employee benefits consulting firm in 2007, 2008 and 2009 by the readers of Business Insurance. For more information on Aon, log on to http://www.aon.com.

About Magic Johnson Enterprises

Magic Johnson Enterprises, formed in 1987, serves as a catalyst for community and economic empowerment by making available high-quality entertainment, products and services that answer the demands of ethnically diverse urban communities. Through investment, partnership and consultation, Magic Johnson Enterprises has a portfolio of companies that strategically work together to reinforce the organization's focus on serving emerging, multicultural communities. Learn more at www.magicjohnsonenterprises.com

Media Contact

 

Kelly Drinkwine

 

312.381.2684

 

kelly_drinkwine@aon.com

 
 

 

SOURCE Aon Corporation

 



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