Aon has entered into a four-year partnership with Rowing Australia that will see the global re/insurance brokerage become a major sponsor of the Australian Rowing Team and Rowing Australia.
The deal appoints Aon as the exclusive risk and insurance partner of the national body and gives it naming rights to the rowing’s marquee annual event, the Sydney International Regatta. The partnership also provides Aon a number of engagement and activation rights to connect with the broader rowing community throughout the year.
, Aon Risk Solutions Australia CEO, said the partnership not only allows the company to help the wider rowing community in Australia reach its full potential, it also allows them to make a social impact at a grassroots level.
Want the latest insurance industry news first? Sign up for our completely free newsletter service now.
“Specifically, this partnership will see us use our expertise in risk, retirement, talent and health to empower Rowing Australia,” he said.
Katherine Ginbey, chief commercial officer of Rowing Australia, said the deal provides a solid foundation to build a sustainable commercial partnership.
“We are incredibly proud that Aon, who also support our rowing neighbours in New Zealand, have understood the clear commercial opportunity in rowing and we can now work together to build value across the quadrennial and hopefully beyond,” she said.
Aon supports Australian women’s rugby
Aon brings its sports expertise to Australia