Aon Hewitt names Christopher Page CEO of Middle East and Africa

06 June 2017 Authored by

Global professional services firm Aon Hewitt has named Christopher Page its new CEO of the Middle East and Africa. He succeeds Ray Everett, who has been appointed Global President of McLagan, Aon Hewitt’s consulting and benchmarking firm for the financial services industry. 

Chris Page has more than 18 years of consulting and industry experience in the UK and Middle East. He has worked with leading organisations, in the context of their human capital, to help them develop insight and deliver strategic, transformational and operational improvements to drive business performance. 

Prior to joining Aon Hewitt, the HR consultancy arm of Aon, he was CEO of AnteCurvae HR Consulting, a Dubai based consultancy he founded in October 2016. Prior to that, he led Mercer’s HR consulting business in the Middle East, working from the firm’s offices in Dubai and Riyadh. Page has been based in the Middle East since 2014 and before his move to Dubai in 2014, he spent 5 years with Big Four firm KPMG, latterly leading their People Services team in London and South East England.

Christopher Page, CEO Middle East and Africa, Aon Hewitt

Earlier in his career, Page worked for Vantis, as its Head of Employee Incentives, for Deloitte, as a Senior Manager in its executive compensation consulting practice, and for three law firms: Jones Day, Linklaters and Morgan Cole. 

Commenting on his appointment, Page remarked: “Aon Hewitt already has a strong presence in the Middle East, and I am excited to take on the challenge of further driving growth for the firm in this region. I will provide dedicated focus to the region, and look forward to working closely with our colleagues to deliver unmatched value to our clients.”

Ray Everett, who has been leading the Middle East operations since May 2016, said: “We welcome Chris to the new role and wish him every success. I'm confident that Chris will build upon our strong capabilities in Middle East and accelerate results for our clients, colleagues, and communities.”


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