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Jacobson and Ward Group Conduct Insurance Industry Diversity Study

December 12, 2016
CHICAGO – The Jacobson Group and Ward Group, a part of Aon Hewitt, a business unit of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), are proud to announce that they will be conducting an Insurance Industry Diversity Study. Beginning in November 2016, the inaugural survey will close February 15, 2017. This survey will share valuable, insurance industry-specific statistics on diversity population ratios based on gender, race and age group.

Today’s insurance organizations are now face-to-face with an increasingly diverse workforce—an unprecedented phenomenon that has permanently changed the reality of the business world. “Developing a diverse workforce is vital to success in today’s global world,” says Gregory P. Jacobson, co-chief executive officer of Jacobson. “In order to build a diversity-focused business strategy, the industry must first understand where we stand with our current initiatives.”

Organizations across all sectors of the insurance industry are invited to complete the complimentary survey. Participation is confidential, and detailed results will be distributed to all participants at no cost. To participate, follow this link to download the excel spreadsheet:

To request more information about the survey, please contact Kaitlyn Isley of Ward Group at +1 (203) 602-1202 or

About The Jacobson Group:
The Jacobson Group is the leading global provider of insurance talent. For 45 years, we have been connecting insurance organizations with professionals from the board room to the back room on both a permanent and temporary basis. We offer a variety of solutions including executive search, professional recruiting, emerging talent, RPO, temporary staffing, subject matter experts, and onsite and work-at-home operations support. Regardless of the need or situation, Jacobson is the insurance talent solution. Further information is available at

About Ward Group®:
Ward Group is the recognized leader of benchmarking and best practices studies for insurance companies. The firm analyzes staff levels, compensation, business practices and expenses for all areas of company operations and helps insurers measure results, optimize performance and improve profitability. Ward Group is part of Aon Hewitt, a business unit of Aon plc (NYSE: AON). For more information, please visit

The Jacobson Group
Nicole M. St.Martin, Vice President and Marketing Communications Director
+1 (312) 884-0491

Ward Group
Kaitlyn Isley
+1 (203) 602-1202