||Rob Mancuso, Aon Warranty Group 847.953.8358
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aon Warranty Group Names Michael F. Frosch President of Aon Home Warranty Services
GLENVIEW, Ill. - August 20, 2003 - Aon Warranty Group, a unit of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC) today named Michael F. Frosch, 42, president, Aon Home Warranty Services.
"We're very pleased to have Mike join our executive management team as president of our home warranty division," said David L. Cole, chairman, president and CEO of Aon Warranty Group. "With Michael's experience leading major businesses and years of industry expertise, including his tenure with Aon, Michael returns as a valuable asset to our company."
Mr. Frosch's career spans over 20 years and has earned him numerous executive-level positions in operations, sales and marketing. He began his career at Independent Dealer Services in 1985 as national account manager with marketing and sales responsibilities. In 1991 Mr. Frosch joined The Wiz, a $1.5 billion dollar consumer electronics specialty retailer as senior vice president, sales and operations.
In 1998, Mr. Frosch joined Aon subsidiary Aon Innovative Solutions as senior vice president, sales and marketing. Since 2000 Mr. Frosch has been executive vice president and operations officer at Niteo Partners, an NEC Company.
Mr. Frosch will report to Mr. Cole, and will be based in Glenview.
Aon Warranty Group is a unit of Aon Corporation (http://www.aon.com), a holding company that is comprised of a family of insurance brokerage, consulting and insurance underwriting subsidiaries.
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