transfer services. Investment The company’s Investment line of business helps its clients manage investment complexity, establish their risk tolerance, and improve governance. Its business is focused on creating value for institutional investors by providing objective investment advice. The company provides coordinated investment advice and solutions — based on its expertise in risk assessment, asset-liability modeling, strategic asset allocation policy setting, manager selection and investment execution — to various pension funds and institutional investors. The company’s Investment services include investment policy, governance and risk assessment; investment strategy; structured products design; manager structure and selection; manager monitoring and evaluation (including performance reporting); and delegated investment services, including pooled fund solutions. The company’s Investment clients primarily include defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans. Talent and Rewards segment This segment includes three lines of business, including Executive Compensation; Rewards, Talent and Communication; and Data, Surveys and Technology. Executive Compensation The company advises its clients’ management and boards of directors on various aspects of executive pay programs, including base pay, annual bonuses, long-term incentives, perquisites, and other benefits. It helps clients understand market practices in these areas. The company’s services include executive compensation philosophy and strategy development, modeling and valuation of pay plan elements, performance measurement selection and calibration, board of director compensation and plan design, advice on change-in-control and severance programs, and total compensation assessment and benchmarking. It also provides clients with executive pay-related support associated with various transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, executive transitions, and business restructuring. The company’s global network of executive pay practitioners — including consultants on the ground in primary countries worldwide supported by research and data covering the primary markets — provides solutions to its clients. Rewards, Talent and Communication This line of business offers a range of advisory services focused on designing and implementing Rewards and Talent Management programs and processes. The company’s solutions help companies attract and deploy talent, engage them over time, manage and reward their performance, develop their skills, provide them with relevant career paths, communicate with them and manage organizational change initiatives. The company’s primary practice areas are: Talent Management: The company helps organizations define their human capital strategies to support business goals; develop integrated talent programs and processes; assess and develop leaders and managers; and gain insight from human capital analytics. Rewards: The company provides the tools, advisory services, and execution support to help organizations design and administer compensation programs. It helps clients optimize their reward spend and ensure their programs drive the behaviors and performance required to meet business goals. Specialized teams focus on sales effectiveness and rewards, health care, high technology, and financial services industries. Communication and Change Management: Applying their expertise in change management, organizational effectiveness, and communication, the company’s communication and change management consultants helps its clients drive employee engagement, align employee behavior with business results, and communicate HR programs and processes. Data, Surveys and Technology This line of business provides benchmarking data, employee surveys and HR software to help companies administer and manage their talent management and reward programs. It includes the company’s global compensation databases, offerings in employee surveys, human capital metrics and analytics benchmarking and HR service delivery consulting, as well as software applications for talent, performance, and compensation management.
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