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Hewitt Names Co-Presidents of Consulting Business

Hewitt Associates
2008-07-30 12:03 962

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., July 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Hewitt Associates, a global human resources consulting and outsourcing company, today announced it has appointed Eric Fiedler and Yvan Legris as co-presidents of its Consulting business effective October 1.

"We are extremely pleased to have such strong internal talent to fill these critical positions. Eric and Yvan have demonstrated exceptional leadership and impressive results throughout their careers, and both have broad international management experience that is increasingly vital in our growing organization. The Consulting business is in good health, and the new leadership is being asked to take us to an even higher level of performance," said Russ Fradin, Hewitt's chairman and chief executive officer.

Eric Fiedler (41) currently leads Hewitt's Asia Pacific Consulting business and Yvan Legris (45) heads Hewitt's UK Consulting and Benefits Outsourcing businesses. As co-presidents, both will report directly to Mr. Fradin.

As part of this leadership transition, Perry Brandorff, current global president of consulting, and Roger Parkin, current European consulting leader, are leaving Hewitt. During his 26-year tenure, Mr. Brandorff has played a pivotal role establishing Hewitt as a global leader in consulting, including building the company's integrated consulting segment three years ago. Mr. Parkin, with more than 30 years of service, most recently led Hewitt's European consulting business, overseeing a period of significant expansion into new markets across the region and establishing Hewitt as a leading player in the fields of retirement and human resources consulting across Europe.

Commenting on the departures, Mr. Fradin said, "I want to acknowledge Perry's and Roger's many contributions over their long tenures at Hewitt. They have made great strides in positioning us for future growth, and we thank them for their dedication."

About Hewitt Associates

For more than 65 years, Hewitt Associates (NYSE: HEW) has provided clients with best-in-class human resources consulting and outsourcing services. Hewitt consults with more than 3,000 large and mid-size companies around the globe to develop and implement HR business strategies covering retirement, financial and health management; compensation and total rewards; and performance, talent and change management. As a market leader in benefits administration, Hewitt delivers health care and retirement programs to millions of participants and retirees, on behalf of more than 300 organizations worldwide. In addition, more than 30 clients rely on Hewitt to provide a broader range of human resources business process outsourcing services to nearly a million client employees. Located in 33 countries, Hewitt employs approximately 23,000 associates. For more information, please visit http://www.hewitt.com .

Source: Hewitt Associates
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