UK - Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow has appointed Matt Padula as business leader for its benefits delivery business in the UK.
The role encompasses sales and operations, in addition to the development of more than 400 associates in the benefits delivery practice.
Commenting on his move, Padula said: More companies are choosing to focus on their core business and to contract non-core activities to companies such as ourselves.”
Padula brings over 17 years' industry experience where he has been responsible for sales, benefits consulting, client relationship management, and operations management. He helped establish Hewitt's flexible benefits consulting practice in the south-eastern region of the US, and subsequently moved into the delivery business as one of Hewitt's first relationship managers. In that role he managed ongoing relationships for several large US clients.
Richard Moore, managing director of HB&W, which is part of US-headquartered Hewitt Associates, said: We are seeing a strong increase in the UK towards the US trend of companies outsourcing their benefits administration.
“As an organisation we are benefiting from our US experience of this trend and from its investment in new administration technology.”
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