6 September 2022

Aon welcomes vice chair of The Riverside Company as advisor

Aon has announced that its M&A and Transaction Solutions practice has further grown its advisory board with the addition of Pam Hendrickson.

Hendrickson, vice chair at The Riverside Company, joins board members John Cullen, former chief executive officer (CEO) of Aon’s Commercial Risk, Heath and Affinity business in EMEA and current advisory board chair; Andrew Ballheimer, former global managing partner at Allen & Overy; Robin Lawther, Student Housing owner and board member of Standard Chartered PLC, Nordea Bank and Ashurst LLP; and Claudio Feser, senior partner emeritus and senior advisor at McKinsey & Company.

“We are excited to welcome Pam to our M&A and Transaction Solutions advisory board,” said Gary Blitz, global co-CEO for Aon’s M&A and Transaction Solutions practice.

“Her deep experience and diverse point of view will strengthen our capabilities to provide information and insights that help clients secure investments, enhance returns and drive growth.”

As vice chair at Riverside, Hendrickson monitors and manages policy and political and legislative risk for Riverside and its portfolio companies, supervises certain Riverside funds, and sits on the Riverside Investment Council.

Prior to joining Riverside, she served for 22 years at JPMorgan Chase with senior roles in both the Real Estate Division and the Private Bank.

Hendrickson is also chair of the Board of the American Investment Council, a member of the Board for Accordion Technologies and a trustee of the National Humanities Center, where she chairs the audit committee.

“The addition of Pam to our advisory board  also aligns with the global nature and structure of our business as we continue to build out a truly global M&A advisory business that addresses the broad issues our clients face and helps them to secure their investments and enhance their returns,” added Alistair Lester, global co-CEO for Aon’s M&A and Transaction Solutions practice.

Hendrickson added: “I’ve been impressed with Aon’s innovative approach to developing solutions and insights at a global scale and believe they have set themselves apart as a truly differentiated M&A advisor to help clients make better decisions.”

Aon’s M&A and Transaction Solutions covers transactional insurance instruments such as representations and warranties or warranty and indemnity insurance and tax and litigation insurance; specialised due diligence, including people and human capital, insurance, cyber and intellectual property; working capital solutions; and digital, cyber, and intellectual property transaction advisory capabilities.

Working across industries and covering more than 35 countries, Aon’s teams use proprietary industry data and insights drawn from the more than 4,000 global deals supported annually.

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