Aon Hewitt / Workday Implementation Firm Aquisition
Acquisition of OmniPoint’s Workday Services Company Enhances Aon Hewitt’s Ability to Meet Growing Client Demand for Workday HR Platform
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Aon Hewitt, the global human resources solutions business of Aon PLC (NYSE: AON), today announced its intention to acquire OmniPoint’s Workday Services company, a leading deployment and integration firm and key partner of Workday, a market leader in Software as a Service (SaaS) HR solutions.
Per Kristi Savacool, chief executive officer, Aon Hewitt…“As today’s workforce continues to rapidly evolve, Aon Hewitt is shaping the HR industry and staying ahead of current and emerging trends in the market to empower results for our clients.“The SaaS model is gaining traction across our client base and fits well into our existing service-centered HR outsourcing solution.“This strategic investment enables us to rapidly scale our knowledge base, expand our full suite of HR solutions and broaden our capabilities to serve our clients’ unique needs and preferences.“It is a bold step to strengthen our industry-leading position in HR solutions.”
These professionals will join Aon Hewitt’s current team of existing Workday-certified colleagues.
After the transaction closes, the OmniPoint team will continue to serve the Workday community as a dedicated operating unit within Aon Hewitt’s HR business process outsourcing (BPO) business, providing both deployment and optimization services.
Aon Hewitt also will be able to provide a strong Workday deployment capability to new OmniPoint clients as well as current Aon Hewitt clients pursuing a new direction.
Keith Diego, managing partner, will continue to lead OmniPoint, reporting to Jonathan Schembor, president, HR BPO, Aon Hewitt.
Per Jonathan Schembor, president, HR BPO, Aon Hewitt…“Aon Hewitt has an excellent track record of quality service with a variety of underlying engines in the HR outsourcing space.“Joining forces with OmniPoint enables us to provide that same level of service to clients that choose Workday as their HR platform.“Clients are increasingly interested in hosted solutions like Workday because they are flexible, cost effective and require little maintenance on the part of the employer.“Rapidly building a team of experienced and credentialed specialists is important in meeting this growing client demand and expanding our presence in the HR outsourcing market.”
Per Keith Diego, managing partner, OmniPoint…“We are thrilled to join the Aon Hewitt team.“Our expertise in Workday deployments will be a tremendous complement to Aon Hewitt’s industry-leading HR outsourcing business, and all of our clients will benefit from the added expertise of the combined organization.”
OmniPoint was founded in 2008 by a small team of former executives from major consulting firms who each had more than 20 years of experience with IT implementations or system integrations.
It has major offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Miami, Florida, with a presence in a number of U.S. cities, including Workday’s headquarters in Pleasanton, California.
The transaction is expected to close in the 4th quarter. Financial terms were not disclosed.
About Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions. The company partners with organizations to solve their most complex benefits, talent and related financial challenges, and improve business performance. Aon Hewitt designs, implements, communicates and administers a wide range of human capital, retirement, investment management, health care, compensation and talent management strategies. With more than 29,000 professionals in 90 countries, Aon Hewitt makes the world a better place to work for clients and their employees. For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit www.aonhewitt.com.
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SOURCE Aon plc
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