September 28, 2012
--- John Thompson, Jr. joined the institutional advisory solutions division of Hewitt EnnisKnupp, an Aon PLC company, as partner
and head of investment solutions. ---
Thompson will work closely with Hewitt EnnisKnupp’s investment and
research teams to provide global asset allocation, global investment manager
research, risk management and portfolio construction advisory services, as well
as tailor-made alternative solutions across hedge funds, private equity and
real estate. He reports to J.J. Wilczewski, practice leader for the unit, and
is based in Chicago.
Thompson brings more than 12 years of investment leadership
experience from Morningstar Investment Management, where he focused on
advisory, consulting, implementation, management and portfolio management. Most
recently, he was senior vice president, head of investment implementation and
oversight for more than $180 billion in assets under advisement. Before joining
Morningstar, Thompson held several senior investment leadership positions with
Thompson holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Truman State
University, a master’s degree in Latin American studies
and a master’s of business administration from the University of Chicago.
Thompson was also a Fulbright Scholar in Montevideo, Uruguay.