Acquisition Enhances Lee Hecht Harrison’s Market Position in Iowa and Midwest Region.
MAITLAND, FL – September 5, 2017 – Lee Hecht Harrison, the world’s leading talent development and transition company, announced today that it has acquired the Des Moines, Iowa-based Career Resources Group (CRG) business and will integrate it into its Midwest Region.
As we take this next step, we are excited for the continuing opportunities to help organizations across Iowa simplify the transformation of their talent and workforce.
“We are very excited to integrate CRG’s operations into Lee Hecht Harrison,” said John Morgan, Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) Executive Vice President, US. “CRG provides exceptional service to our customers with operations in Iowa and this acquisition will enable LHH to further expand our market share leadership and capture profitable growth in a vibrant, growing market that is experiencing some of the strongest momentum in the Midwest.”
Founded in 1994, Career Resources Group serves all of Iowa with offices in West Des Moines and Cedar Rapids. CRG Co-President Dick Reasons noted, “The transition to LHH will be seamless for our customers, clients and the job search candidates we serve. Our long-standing commitment to outstanding client service is a core value and will remain fundamental to our future growth and success. Local management and coaches will all remain in place with the same commitment to the customers, clients, and communities we have always had.”
Both CRG owners, Dick Reasons and Bob Wigger will join LHH. Wigger commented, “From an operations standpoint, it will be business as usual. Our excellent delivery team remains the same, and we have already integrated much of our front and back-office operations. As we take this next step, we are excited for the continuing opportunities to help organizations across Iowa simplify the transformation of their talent and workforce in a way that accelerates results and reduces risk; and to help individuals build their careers within their companies or to transition to new opportunities.”
About Lee Hecht Harrison
Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) helps companies transform their leaders and workforce so they can accelerate performance. In an era of continuous change, successfully transforming your workforce depends on how well companies and their people embrace, navigate, and lead change. Change within the organization, and their career. At Lee Hecht Harrison we use our expertise in talent development and transition to deliver tailored solutions that help our clients transform their leaders and workforce so they have the people and culture they need to evolve and grow. We are passionate about making a difference in peoples’ careers and building better leaders so our clients can build a strong employer brand.
A division of The Adecco Group – the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions – Lee Hecht Harrison’s 4000 colleagues work with more than 7000 clients in over 60 countries around the world. We have the local expertise, global infrastructure, and industry leading technology and analytics required to manage the complexity associated with executing critical talent and workforce initiatives, reducing brand and operational risk. It’s why 60% of Fortune 500 companies choose to work with us.
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