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Aaron Olson is an executive with over 20 years of experience in the fields of leadership, strategy and human capital.
As EVP of Aon United Solutions, Aaron is responsible for developing new client capabilities within and across Aon’s Solution Lines and linking Solution Line and Regional growth priorities to facilitate delivery to clients.
Prior to his current role, Aaron was Chief Operating Officer of the Aon Operating Committee, where he was responsible for shaping and enabling the business agenda of the organization’s top leadership team and ensuring the success of key strategic initiatives in partnership with senior executives.
From 2012 to 2019 he served as Head of HR for Aon Hewitt and as Aon’s Chief Talent Officer, during which time his team led the implementation of Aon’s innovative apprenticeship program, as well as the firm’s succession planning and leadership development processes.
Beyond Aon, Aaron has worked with a wide range of organizations on leadership and human capital strategy, including consulting engagements with top companies such as Apple, GE, VF Corporation and Merck. Aaron lectured for more than a decade at leading universities including Northwestern University and University of Chicago, and wrote the book Leading with Strategic Thinking, which was published in April 2015.