Aon, BCM Management Inc. launch study to analyze soundness and resiliency of business continuity initiatives
Chicago (November 10, 2016) – Aon Global Risk Consulting, the risk consulting business of Aon plc (NYSE:AON), the leading global provider of risk management and human resource consulting and outsourcing, in partnership with BC Management Inc., today announced a strategic partnership with BC Management International to co-publish the 2016 BCM Program Management Trending Study.
The 10th annual study, which aggregates data from participants from more than 30 countries, will analyze participants’ business continuity planning management initiatives, ranging from program resiliency and reporting structures to budgeting, standards and maturity of the program. The BC Management International Benchmarking Advisory Board analyzes the data.
Kieran Stack, managing director with Aon Global Risk Consulting, said, “More than ever, businesses must be prepared to respond to an emergency, crisis or disaster and have strategies in place that enable them to recover from their impact. Business continuity management is a strategic approach that, when implemented effectively, enables organizations to better mitigate their exposures and ultimately drive operational resiliency in the organization. It is Aon’s goal to provide market driven insights to help our clients optimize their resiliency planning. This study is vital to achieving that as it arms us and our clients with the knowledge on how to improve BCM maturity and preparedness.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Aon, who brings an unparalleled level of business continuity management expertise, for the 2016 BCM Program Management Trending Study,” said Cheyene Marling, president of BC Management, Inc. “This partnership enables us to drive increased worldwide participation and garner results from an expanded survey population. We invite professionals responsible for contingency and resiliency planning to participate in the 2016 study.”
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Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 72,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the world’s best broker, best insurance intermediary, reinsurance intermediary, captives manager and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Visit www.aon.com for more information on Aon and www.aon.com/manchesterunited to learn about Aon’s global and principle partnership with Manchester United.
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BC Management, Inc., founded in 2000, is an executive staffing and research firm solely dedicated to the business continuity, disaster recovery, risk management, emergency management, crisis management and information security professions on a worldwide basis. We are the most well connected staffing source with over 60,000 business continuity, disaster recovery, crisis management, risk management professionals from entry-level to global executives in over 90 countries. Coupled with our staffing expertise, BC Management is the recognized leader in business continuity research. Our annual studies cover a broad range of topics from compensation assessments, program maturity effectiveness, event impact management reviews, IT/ resiliency and critical supply analyses. Visit www.bcmanagement.com for more information.
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