Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 21, 2018



Aon plc

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




England and Wales   1-7933   98-1030901
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


122 Leadenhall Street, London, England   EC3V 4AN
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +44 20 7623 5500

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On February 21, 2018, Aon plc (the “Company”) appointed Michael Neller, age 39, as the Company’s principal accounting officer. Mr. Neller will assume this role from Laurel Meissner, Senior Vice President, Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, who will be retiring later this year, and will remain a member of the Company’s Executive Committee until her retirement. Mr. Neller will report to Christa Davies, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.

Mr. Neller joined the Company in August 2011 as its Vice President, Technical Accounting and Policy. From December 2011 through February 2018, Mr. Neller served as the Company’s Vice President, Deputy Global Controller. In this role, he was responsible for Aon’s Latin America and North America regions, as well as global accounting policy, corporate accounting, and external reporting. Before joining Aon in 2011, Mr. Neller served from July 2009 through August 2011 as a Senior Manager of KPMG LLP, an international public accounting firm, in its Department of Professional Practice (National Office).


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    Aon plc
    By:   /s/ Molly Johnson
      Molly Johnson
      Assistant Secretary

Date: February 23, 2018