Harry Merker, Aon (The Exit Exchange, Episode 5)
Harry Merker joined the show to discuss business insurance, how coverages and premiums have been impacted by current business conditions, why you may want more coverage than your lender requires, actions business owners can take proactively to keep premiums down, and much more. This edition of “The Exit Exchange” is co-hosted by David Shavzin and Bob Tankesley and is produced virtually from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
Aon provides risk advisory, commercial risk, and reinsurance solutions to help clients better identify, quantify and manage their risk exposure.
Aon also provides actuarial, investment and retirement solutions to help clients design and implement secure, equitable and sustainable retirement programs. They provide consulting, global benefits, and exchange solutions to help clients mitigate rising health care costs and improve employee health and well-being.
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Harry Merker, Managing Director, East Region Middle Market, Aon
Harry is responsible for leading the East Region Middle Market Broking Practice comprised of 20+ professionals in 5 Cities who analyze, design, and implement large layered CAT property programs, traditional, and/or alternative risk transfer solutions for new and existing clients across varying industry classes.
Harry has been with Aon since 2013. He has a Bachelors in Political Science & Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University.
Questions and Topics in this Interview
- What do owners do wrong, miss, or not understand about their business insurance?
- Hot topics: talk to us about Cyber and COVID.
- So many coverages are out there. How do you advise clients as to which coverages and cost of premiums?
- We discussed coverages and premiums, but can business owners do proactively, to bring down losses and therefore premiums?
- What should the professional advisor members of XPX Atlanta ask of their clients to get them to do a serious review of their insurance needs and possible gaps?
The Exit Planning Exchange Atlanta (XPX) is a diverse group of professionals with a common goal: working collaboratively to assist business owners with a sale or business transition. XPX Atlanta is an association of advisors who provide professionalism, principles and education to the heart of the middle market. Our members work with business owners through all stages of the private company life cycle: business value growth, business value transfer, and owner life and legacy. Our Vision: To fundamentally changing the trajectory of exit planning services in the Southeast United States. XPX Atlanta delivers a collaborative-based networking exchange with broad representation of exit planning competencies. Learn more about XPX Atlanta and why you should consider joining our community: https://exitplanningexchange.com/atlanta.
“The Exit Exchange” is produced by John Ray in the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta. The show archive can be found at xpxatlantaradio.com. John Ray and Business RadioX are Platinum Sponsors of XPX Atlanta.