NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Betterment for Business, the technology-led 401(k) provider that aims to deliver better retirement outcomes and personalized advice, today announced that John Casey has joined its Board of Advisors. Bringing nearly 20 years of experience in the employee benefits space to Betterment for Business, Casey is currently Director, Global Benefits at Google.
Casey joined Google in 2010 and currently leads the global benefits team where his main areas of focus include driving the financial benefits strategy and managing Google's 401(k) and deferred compensation plans. A key part of his strategy is to use a data-driven approach to optimize the effectiveness, efficiency and user experience of the employee benefit programs.
"At Google, we focus on optimizing the effectiveness and user experience of our employee benefit programs," said Casey, Director, Global Benefits at Google, "and Betterment for Business' mission and product align with these values. I'm looking forward to working with a company that empowers employers to provide their employees with better outcomes and unbiased, actionable and personalized advice."
Prior to Google, Casey was partner at Mercer where he led their international benefits group for the west coast of the United States. With a significant track record of evaluating benefit providers, Casey believes that, "Betterment for Business is poised for continued growth with mid-sized professional service and technology companies in the 401(k) industry and I look forward to lending my guidance and expertise."
Betterment for Business' Board of Advisors now consists of four members whose deep industry expertise and commitment to acting in their clients' best interests play an important role in advising the company's growth and strategy. The company's Board of Advisors also includes Ray Kanner, Thomas E. Clark, Jr. and Stig Nybo.
"We are honored to have John join the Betterment for Business team," said Cynthia Loh, General Manager of Betterment for Business. "John will further strengthen our board's breadth of talent and expertise, bringing invaluable benefits. As Betterment for Business begins its second year of operation, the deep-rooted financial experience of our Board of Advisors will continue to guide us in our quest to be the trusted 401(k) service for plan sponsors and participants."
To learn more about Betterment for Business, please visit www.bettermentforbusiness.com.
About Betterment for Business
Betterment for Business is a 401(k) service built from the ground up with the needs of the modern employee in mind. It's selected by progressive employers who want to offer their employees tailored, unbiased and actionable financial advice that will help them create a more secure future. Betterment for Business is powered by Betterment's proprietary, smart technology that automates and optimizes asset allocation to enhance financial wellness. As a fiduciary that is independent of the funds it invests in, Betterment believes that everyone has the fundamental right to expert, unbiased financial advice. Headquartered in New York City and created by the largest independent robo-advisor, Betterment for Business is used by leading employers like Casper and Boxed. For more information, visit www.bettermentforbusiness.com.
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