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ALM Intelligence Identifies Best Health and Wellness Consultants

2018 Vanguard Buyer Ratings Guide Rates Global Providers and Specialists

New York, NY – March 29, 2018 – ALM Intelligence – Consulting division, previously known as Kennedy Consulting, has released its 2018 ratings of Health and Wellness consulting providers. Firms identified as leaders in the consulting industry include: Gallagher Benefit Services, Aon, PwC, Deloitte, Mercer, EY, and Conduent.

“Health and wellness benefits consultants continue to develop new advisory capabilities to assist employers through rapid transformations, and the landscape of consulting firms continues to change as a result of those transformations,” said Matt Merker, Senior Analyst at ALM Intelligence. “Boutique firms specializing in wellness find it increasingly difficult to maintain strong service offerings, as they traditionally did not consider holistic wellbeing a cornerstone of their services, causing them to fall short with employers seeking this service.”

Providers that achieved challenger status include: The Segal Group, Milliman, Exude Inc., CBIZ, Capita Employee Benefits, and Lockton Benefit Group. Other firms that were rated include: Punter Southall, Gabriel Roeder Smith, Willis Towers Watson, Korn Ferry, Craford, JLT Employee Benefits, Morneau Shepell, and Xafinity.

ALM’s Vanguard research series assesses firms in terms of their relative ability to create impact for their clients. In addition to its overall rating assessments of consulting providers’ depth and breadth of capabilities and best-in-class provider designations, this series includes detailed capability evaluations for each covered provider as well as a qualitative analysis of their consulting organization, approach, and service delivery model.

For more information or to obtain the full version of The ALM Vanguard: Health and Wellness Consulting, visit the ALM Intelligence website:

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