Former CEO, AON Hewitt
Former CIO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Kristi Savacool brings over 30 years of extensive Board, CEO and C-suite leadership experience specializing in the professional services and technology industries. Most recently, she served as CEO of Aon Hewitt, responsible for setting the firm’s business and solution strategies, mergers and acquisitions and overseeing its global operations. Under her leadership, the firm performed, grew and delivered services for 20,000 clients globally and innovated in the areas of retirement financial services, health care and talent solutions. Ms. Savacool also served as CEO of the Benefits Administration for Aon Hewitt, which delivered market-leading defined benefit, defined contribution and health and welfare services to more than 30 million participants and their dependents, world-wide.
Ms. Savacool also had a lengthy and distinguished career at The Boeing Company, where she served as the Chief Information Officer for Commercial Airplanes, operations and shared services, spanning commercial and federal business sectors, globally.
Ms. Savacool has served on several boards and as a member of industry executive organizations over her career. She currently serves as a director for global workforce solutions company, TrueBlue, Inc., Ascension Health System, Inc and Springbuk, a health analytics software solution company. Until recently, Ms. Savacool served as a trustee on the board of DePaul University, Chicago, IL, a director for The Midtown Educational Foundation, Chicago, IL and the Board of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lake County, Illinois. She also was an executive member of the Center for Corporate Innovation (CCI) Fortune 1000 health care CEO roundtable.
Ms. Savacool holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Management from Lille University and completed executive management programs from the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University and at Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and Economics. She also completed the 2008 CEO Perspectives Program at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.