Aon Hewitt, a business of Aon plc and leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, announces the appointment of Christopher Michael Page as Chief Executive Officer of Aon Hewitt Middle East and Africa. Chris will lead the firm’s expansion efforts across the Middle East and Africa.
Chris has more than 18 years of consulting and industry experience in the UK and Middle East. He has worked with leading organizations, in the context of their Human Capital, to help them develop commercially aligned insight and deliver strategic, transformational and operational improvements to drive business performance.
Chris was most recently founder and CEO of AnteCurvae HR Consulting FZE. Prior to that, he led Mercer’s HR consulting business in the Middle East. He has been based in the Middle East since 2014 and before his move to Dubai in 2014, spent 5 years with KPMG, leading their People Services team in London and South East England.
Commenting on the appointment, Chris said: “Aon Hewitt already has a strong presence in the Middle East, and I am excited to take on the challenge of further driving growth for the firm in this region. I will provide dedicated focus to the region, and look forward to working closely with our colleagues to deliver unmatched value to our clients.”
Ray Everett, who has been leading the Middle East operations since May 2016, said: “We welcome Chris to the new role and wish him every success. I’m confident that Chris will build upon our strong capabilities in Middle East and accelerate results for our clients, colleagues, and communities.”
Ray Everett has since been appointed Global President of McLagan, Aon Hewitt’s HR consulting and benchmarking firm for the financial services industry.