Aon has announced the appointment of Saffron Sweeney as head of wealth solutions, Australia and chief actuary wealth solutions, Asia Pacific, aligning its superannuation, wealth consulting and actuarial services in Australia and across the region.
Sweeney would join with more than 28 years of experience in employee benefits consulting, including defined contribution, defined benefit, and long service leave benefits.
This included providing actuarial advice and insights on benefit designs, funding, accounting and liability management for organisations, mergers and acquisitions as well as communication strategies to employees and superannuation fund members.
Speaking on her appointment, Sweeney said she was looking forward to driving a more connected approach across employee reward, benefits and retirement plans.
“I am excited to share our expertise and expanded capabilities with our clients in Australia and across Asia-Pacific, which will include bringing in our experts on reward, health and other employee benefits to join with our superannuation, actuarial and wealth consulting team,” Sweeney said.
“We will work with clients to establish wealth, rewards and wellbeing programs that set them apart from their competitors, assisting them in measuring the effectiveness of their employee offering and partner with them towards becoming an employer of choice.
“We will combine the best thinking across our business to deliver solutions for our clients that remove complexity so to enable better financial decision-making.”