Laurie J. Champion
Managing Director & Chief Administrative Officer, Aon Risk Solutions
Laurie J. Champion serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Atlanta ARS operation, partnering with the leadership team in delivering excellence in people, client, financial and compliance processes and related matters. She also serves as a strategic partner for the client service teams. She has extensive “hands on” risk management experience as a client advisor, consultant and corporate risk management executive.
Laurie led Aon’s U.S. Enterprise Risk Management practice from 2008-2013 and was a founding “thought leader” for the Aon Risk Maturity Index. She previously served as the Vice President, Risk Management for Coca-Cola Enterprises and the Director, Risk Management for Ford Motor Company overseeing Ford’s global risk management staff. Prior to joining Ford in 2000, Laurie served in a variety of roles with Johnson & Higgins (Marsh) from 1987 through 2000 in both Europe and North America. Her experience includes corporate risk management, enterprise risk management, design and placement of complex insurance/reinsurance programs; client management, group captive management, claims, operational risk management including business continuity planning and supply chain risk assessment, financial risk management, treasury internal control. and risk data, systems and analysis.
Laurie has a MBA, Corporate Finance and International Business (University of Michigan). She also has a Bachelor of Arts, Honors in English and German (University of Michigan), Certificate in Director Education, National Association of Corporate Directors.
She is a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). Also a member of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) ERM Committee (2006-2010) and the RIMS Standards & Practices Committee (2010 to present in an advisory capacity). She serves as Program Committee Chair/Summit for the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management.