Portalatin, 52, is an AIG senior vice president and president and CEO of AIG unit Chartis Growth Economies, with responsibility for operations in the Asia/Pacific, South Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Central Europe regions.Read More
The online M Squared poll of independent consultants was conducted in December 2011 and included responses from 530 professional independent consultants.Read More
Aon President and CEO Greg Case said the move, which must be approved by shareholders, is another step in the firm's strategic plan to grow Aon as a global platform. In particular, London will help Aon grow its business in emerging markets, he said.Read More
It marks the latest large-scale acquisition for Tokyo-based Recruit, and will result in Advantage Resourcing divesting most of its non-Japanese operations.Read More
What are the steps to developing a competency framework for human resources?
—Building a Foundation for Recruiting, HR consultant, financial services, Lagos, Nigeria
The Employee Benefit Research Institute did a state-by-state analysis to see whether it was possible to pinpoint financially savvy states and ranked them in two categories: financial literacy and financial behavior.Read More
The task force will focus on newly established small businesses and those that cannot afford in-house legal counsel or human resources personnel.
Of survey respondents, 68 percent said their companies have closed defined benefit plans to new or all employees in the past five years. Read More
Nearly half of defined contribution plan sponsors either offer or plan to soon offer some type of inflation protection strategy to their participants, a Mercer study shows. Stand-alone Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, are the most widely used option, ahead of combining multiple asset classes.Read More
HR consultants offer their thoughts on the best—and worst—practices when it comes to succession planning.