Aaron Olson

Global Head of HR - Health, Retirement and Talent, Aon

Aaron Olson

Global Head of HR - Health, Retirement and Talent, Aon

Biography

Aaron is an executive, consultant and author with over twenty years of experience in the fields of leadership, strategy and human capital.

As the CHRO for Aon Hewitt, Aaron Olson is responsible for the talent strategy and HR delivery to Aon’s 22,000 colleagues aligned to Health, Talent and Retirement services. Aaron is also responsible for Aon’s firmwide approach to talent management and his team manages executive development and succession, workforce development, diversity and employee engagement for Aon’s 50,000 colleagues around the world.

Aaron has spent his career working with a wide range of organizations on the topics of leadership and human capital strategy including engagements with top companies such as Apple, GE, The North Face, Hilton, BMO Harris and Merck.

As an academic and author, Aaron has lectured for more than a decade at leading universities including Northwestern University and University of Chicago. His book, Leading with Strategic Thinking, was published in April 2015.