Patrick Ryan

Aon's CEO at the time was Patrick Ryan, seen here in a photo from June 2009. After hearing of the attacks, one of the many things Ryan did was make sure that everyone in Aon's Chicago building had evacuated. A command center was set up in the company's Glenview offices to search for word of the missing employees.
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