March 9, 2012

Aon Hewitt Appoints Vincent Cornet as Compensation Practice Lead for Europe, Middle East and Africa

Aon Hewitt, the global human resources consulting and outsourcing business of Aon Corporation (NYSE : AON) has announced that it has appointed Vincent Cornet to lead its compensation practice in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Based in Paris and with a team of 90 expert compensation consultants across the region, Vincent Cornet will help organisations tackle their reward and performance issues through:

– Base Pay and Variable Pay (cash and LTI) policies

– Targeted compensation strategies and programmes for executives, managers, and sales teams

– Employee ownership plans

– Compensation surveys and benchmarks

Vincent Cornet has a wealth of knowledge through a wide professional experience as a consultant, a human resource director and a business leader. He has worked with numerous organisations on developing innovative approaches to reward and human resources strategies and policies.

Before joining Aon Hewitt, Vincent worked for seven years at Altedia, a leading French consulting firm, first as a senior partner and then as deputy general manager leading their Global Compensation, HR Efficiency and HR communication practices. Prior to that, he was managing director of (Carrefour’s online supermarket), HR director of Promodès Group and director of Executive Career Management for Carrefour.

Vincent started his career as a reward consultant with Hewitt Associates in Paris, before becoming business development director and general manager of Hewitt Associates in France.

Vincent earned a Master’s degree in Economics from Paris Sorbonne University and graduated from IAE (Institut d’Administration des Entreprises) Paris.

Laurent Termignon, Aon Hewitt Compensation and Talent Practice lead for Europe Middle East and Africa said:

“In the current economic context, it is more and more crucial that reward strategies actively contribute to the performance of people and organisations. Our clients are seeking advice from us on creating compensation strategies which address their talent challenges around acquisition and retention, employee engagement and value creation. I am therefore very pleased that Vincent Cornet has joined the Aon Hewitt team and I am sure that our clients will soon be benefiting from his considerable expertise and experience.”

Notes to editors

About Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource consulting and outsourcing solutions. The company partners with organisations to solve their most complex benefits, talent and related financial challenges, and improve business performance. Aon Hewitt designs, implements, communicates and administers a wide range of human capital, retirement, investment management, health care, compensation and talent management strategies. With more than 29,000 professionals in 90 countries, Aon Hewitt makes the world a better place to work for clients and their employees. For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit

About Aon

Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 61,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the world’s best broker, best insurance intermediary, reinsurance intermediary, captives manager and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Visit for more information on Aon and to learn about Aon’s global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.

SOURCE Aon Hewitt


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