Aon Hewitt Hires International Retirement Leader

Stuart Harris was named partner in Aon Hewitt’s International Retirement & Investment practice, and client lead for the Midwest region.

In this role, Harris will be responsible for the growth of the firm’s multinational client portfolio in the U.S., specifically focusing on the Midwest region, in addition to becoming global actuary to several Fortune 500 clients. Based in Chicago, Harris will report to Paul Garner, partner and U.S. leader of the International Retirement & Investment practice.

Before joining Aon Hewitt, Harris was at Mercer as a principal and international benefits consultant, responsible for advising U.S.-based multinationals on a wide range of international benefits issues including pensions accounting and valuation, merger and acquisition transactions, expatriate retirement plan design and global benefits plan design.

“With 25 years of international consulting experience, Stuart had a proven track record of working with multinational corporations to design and implement effective retirement programs,” said Paul Rangecroft, U.S. retirement practice director at Aon Hewitt. “He will be instrumental in growing our client relationships and opportunities in both the Midwest and nationally.”

Harris holds a degree with honors in statistics from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. He is an associate of the U.K.’s Faculty of Actuaries.