ir initial enrollment and continuing as their healthcare needs evolve. Liazon delivers benefits technology and merchandising for employers in the small- to mid-sized market through its Bright Choices Exchange. Liazon distributes its products and services through a group of brokers and benefits consultants. Liazon serves employers and their employees through: Flexible defined contributions capabilities and planning tools for employers and brokers; The Bright Choices Exchange, where employees are assisted in making informed decisions using educational tools and an online questionnaire that guides them to create a personalized portfolio of benefits from various options, and provides access to year-round benefits information and education; Extensive carrier relationships with major insurance brands that allow Bright Choices to provide marketplaces with a range of benefits that employees value, including health care plans across a range of price points, Health Savings and Flexible Spending accounts, dental, vision, life, disability, critical illness, wellness, legal plans, and even pet insurance and telemedicine; and Year-round, online, and telephonic support for employers and employees. Customers The company’s target market is multi-national and domestic companies with primary focus on the insurance industry for its risk consulting business. The company’s clients include various corporations, including the Fortune Global 500 companies and the Fortune 1000. The company works with major corporations, emerging growth companies, governmental agencies, and not-for-profit institutions in various industries. Competition The company’s principal competitors in the global HR consulting industry are Mercer HR Consulting (a Marsh & McLennan company) and Aon Hewitt Consulting (an Aon company). Its competitors in the area of HR software include SuccessFactors (a SAP company), Oracle Taleo, and IBM Kenexa. The company’s major competitors in the insurance consulting and software industry include Milliman, Oliver Wyman (a Marsh & McLennan company), and SunGard. Aon Hewitt, Buck Consultants (a Xerox Company), Connextions (a United Healthcare company), and Mercer (a Marsh & McLennan company) are the company’s primary competitors in the insurance exchange industry. History Towers Watson & Co. was founded in 1946.
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