SOURCE: Lee Hecht Harrison

May 12, 2016 05:00 ET

Adecco Group Completes Acquisition of Penna in the United Kingdom

Penna's Career and Talent Solutions Businesses to Be Combined With Adecco's Lee Hecht Harrison

WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ--(Marketwired - May 12, 2016) - The Adecco Group, parent company of Lee Hecht Harrison, announced this morning that it has completed its acquisition of UK-based Penna.

Penna's Career and Talent Solutions businesses will be combined with Lee Hecht Harrison UK, making Lee Hecht Harrison | Penna one of the leading providers of talent development and transition services in the UK. Lee Hecht Harrison has 3,500 employees meeting the needs of more than 7,500 clients globally.

As the quickly evolving business world becomes more complex, companies are choosing Lee Hecht Harrison as the global partner to help them transform their cultures, leadership capabilities and workforces. Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) has the expertise, insights, and global infrastructure to simplify the complexity associated with workforce transformation, enabling companies to accelerate results with less risk.

LHH continues to lead the industry in the areas that are most valued by its customers:

  • Industry expertise - LHH combines deep expertise in talent development and transition with sector experience to tailor more effective solutions for clients.
  • Managing Complexity - LHH's global infrastructure, people, processes, and technology enable the seamless delivery of large and complex talent projects across companies and geographies.
  • Insights and thought leadership - Beyond reporting on engagement, quality, and ROI, LHH provides data-driven research, industry benchmarking and thought leadership.
  • Innovation - LHH continues to develop new products, services, and digital applications that meet the changing needs of our customers, and how individuals learn, develop, and find new career opportunities.

About Lee Hecht Harrison

Lee Hecht Harrison helps companies simplify the complexity associated with transforming their leadership and workforce so they can accelerate results, with less risk. We do this by helping their employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers, and transition into new jobs. As the world's leading integrated Talent Development and Transition company, we have the local expertise, global infrastructure, and industry leading technology and analytics to provide insights and develop tailored solutions to critical talent and workforce initiatives, and execute them quickly and consistently, reducing brand and operational risk. 

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