ENP Newswire - 21 February 2014
Release date- 20022014 - Aon plc (NYSE:AON), the leading global provider of risk management and human resources consulting and outsourcing services, today said it is looking forward to welcoming Manchester United to Washington D.C. in July 2014.
Today, the club announced that it will play an international exhibition match against Inter Milan on Tuesday, July 29 at FedEx Field.
Aon is the Presenting Partner of Manchester United's 2014 tour. Aon has been the principal partner and global shirt sponsor of the club since 2010, and was the presenting partner of the club's 2013 tour in Asia. This is the second year Manchester United has visited the United States since Aon became a principle partner.
Aon's Capital operations consist of three offices in the Washington D.C./Baltimore area and includes more than 400 colleagues. Specializing in serving clients in industries such as defense, government, hospitality, healthcare and railroad, local Aon teams have relationships with 91 percent of the Fortune 500 companies in the area. Aon's presence in the region is also home to a large technology hub for the firm's human resources outsourcing business.
'Aon and Manchester United are both driven by a passion to be the best, both on and off the field,' said Otis Tolbert, Washington D.C. resident managing director Aon Risk Solutions. 'The club's visit to Washington D.C. gives us an incredible platform to engage with our clients, colleagues, and communities.'
'United's match against Inter Milan promises to be an exciting event for players and fans alike. Playing such strong opposition will be great preparation for David Moyes and his team as we look forward to the 2014/15 season. The team last played in Washington in 2011 and the match against Barcelona was extremely well supported,' said Richard Arnold, Manchester United Group managing director. 'Manchester United has over eight million followers across the United States and Tour 2014, presented by Aon, will be a great opportunity to travel the country and bring the fans closer to the Club they love.'
Manchester United, one of the most recognized brands in one of the world's most popular sports, has won a record 20 English League titles, a record 11 FA Cups, and three European championships.
To learn more about Aon's partnership with Manchester United visit www.aon.com/manutd.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 66,000 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 partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.