The Segal Group Acquires Industry Leader Benz Communications

The Segal Group has acquired Benz Communications, an award-winning,
industry-leading HR and employee benefits communications consulting
firm. The acquisition significantly expands The Segal Group’s
award-winning communication consulting practice. Both firms have
longstanding relationships with clients who look to them to successfully
engage employees and participants in strategic HR and benefits programs.

Founded in 2006, Benz Communications is a well-known firm, serving
talent-focused large employers, including top technology and financial
services companies as well as prestigious universities. The firm is
among the largest women-owned companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.
They are also a five-time honoree on the Inc. 5000, which lists the
fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S.

“The acquisition of Benz Communications enhances Segal’s ability to help
clients solve their most pressing HR and benefits communication
challenges,” noted David Blumenstein, President and CEO of
The Segal Group. He added, “Our new colleagues from Benz Communications
are known as strategic and creative thought leaders. Their services
focus on creating modern, fresh, and engaging communications that will
help our clients stay ahead of industry trends.”

The combined group is named Segal Benz (
and will be led by Jennifer Benz, Senior Vice President, who
was CEO of Benz Communications. Segal Benz has professionals nationwide
and serves clients across the U.S., with employee and participant
populations around the world.

“We are honored to join The Segal Group and build on their long history
of providing objective trusted advice to clients,” said Ms. Benz. “There
has never been a more important time to get people engaged in their
health, finances and jobs overall. Joining The Segal Group will give our
current clients access to expanded consulting expertise while we
continue to deliver cutting-edge communications strategies.”

Ms. Benz is based in San Francisco. The Segal Benz leadership team will
include New York-based Randolph B. Carter, Senior Vice President,
who was the leader of Segal’s national communications practice, and San
Francisco-based Isabelle Englund-Geiger, Senior Vice
President, who co-led Benz Communications with Ms. Benz.

The Segal Group (
is a private, employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in New York,
with more than 1,000 employees throughout the U.S. and Canada. Members
of The Segal Group include: Segal Consulting, Sibson Consulting,
Segal Select Insurance Services, Inc. and Segal Marco Advisors.

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