Aon Hewitt Names Chief Actuary for Canadian Health and Benefits Practice

June 21, 2011 ( - Aon Hewitt, the global human resource consulting and outsourcing business of Aon Corporation, announced that Greg Durant has joined the firm as chief actuary.

Durant is based in Aon’s Toronto office, where he will be responsible for the actuarial aspects of the health and benefits practice, and will also consult with clients. According to the announcement, he joins the firm with twenty years of experience in insurance and consulting management and leadership positions.

Durant is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries. He earned a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from Queen’s University where he was the 1990 gold medalist in Mathematics and Statistics.

“We’re delighted to welcome Greg,” said Martin Papillon, Aon Hewitt’s national health and benefits practice leader, in the announcement. “He brings vast experience to share with our colleagues and particularly with our clients. Greg’s expertise will help our clients manage and report on their post-employment liabilities, designing and implementing efficient funding mechanisms where appropriate.”