Aon has expanded its Asia Pacific team with the addition of five new hires across the region

Aon Consulting Worldwide, the global human capital consulting organisation of Aon Corporation, has expanded its Asia Pacific team with the addition of five new hires across the region.

Klaus Liu is the Greater China managing director with responsibilities for the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Liu comes to Aon Consulting from Hewitt Associates. Liu is based in Shanghai.

Boon Chong Na is the director of consulting for Southeast Asia, based in Singapore. Most recently with Hewitt Associates, Boon is responsible for delivering consulting services and solutions for clients in Singapore and the other Southeast Asia countries.

Dhritiman Chakrabarti is director - total rewards consulting, based in Singapore. Chakrabarti comes to Aon Consulting from Hewitt Associates where he was the practice leader for its total rewards group. At Aon Consulting, he is responsible for developing business and delivering compensation consulting services and solutions in the region.

Tony Kong is vice president - global applications. Kong has more than 10 years of experience developing sophisticated information technology solutions for global human resource management applications. He was most recently with Mercer. In this new global role, he is responsible for overseeing the introduction of technology and the management of projects to implement new systems and solutions around the world. Kong is based in Singapore.

Rick Payne is a principal consultant with Aon Consulting, based in San Francisco. He founded and built the Asian business of Corporate Resources Group (CRG), which was sold to Mercer in 1998.

Edouard Merette, chief executive officer of Aon Consulting Asia Pacific, said: "Aon Consulting's new team members are strategically located across Asia, enabling our firm to offer its expertise in growth markets throughout the region, particularly in the talent management space. We are seeing a fundamental change in the market that requires a comprehensive approach to talent management from recruitment to development. Our new team is well positioned to respond to these needs by assisting organizations in the development and implementation of strategies to build and retain capable and high-performing leaders.”