Paralympic Champion Signs Major Corporate Partnership
Sydney, 21 September, 2017- Paralympic Gold Medallist Curtis McGrath OAM, fresh from defending his Paracanoe World Championship title, has today announced he has entered into a commercial partnership with leading global risk and people firm, Aon.
Aon will be supporting Curtis over the next 3½ years as he strives for gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
“I’m genuinely thrilled that a global business like Aon has shown the leadership and vision to support my quest over the coming years. I’m looking forward to representing them and sharing my journey to 2020 with their almost 2000 Australian colleagues and clients,” said Curtis.
Chief Growth Officer for Aon, Scott Willmot said “From the first time I met Curtis and heard his story, I immediately saw an alignment in his values and goals and those of Aon. We seek to empower results through our business for our clients, colleagues and communities, and Curtis embodies that spirit.
Along with our support for the Australian Women’s Rugby Sevens, the Aon University Women’s Sevens series and Australian Rowing, Curtis fits seamlessly into our portfolio of partners and we’re very proud to have him on board,” Scott added.
Curtis will be heading to Canada this week to compete in the Invictus Games in Toronto where he will compete in the Indoor Rowing and Wheelchair Rugby events.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance