ADP Establishes Strategic Advisory Services Group to Help Guide Clients Through Increasingly Complex Benefits Administration Decisions

HR Outsourcing and Consulting Executive David Marini Appointed to Lead Group

Sep 08, 2011, 08:00 ET from ADP

ROSELAND, N.J., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP ®, a leading provider of human resource outsourcing, payroll services, benefits administration and integrated computing solutions for vehicle dealers, today announced the establishment of a Strategic Advisory Services group dedicated to advising clients on their benefits administration services.  David Marini will join ADP as Managing Director of the new organization.  

The Strategic Advisory Services group at ADP will work directly with clients to provide business intelligence and analysis of the constantly changing benefits administration landscape. The new organization is part of the company's broader growth strategy to expand the depth and breadth of its benefits solutions offerings, particularly for large and mid-sized companies.

Leveraging more than a quarter century of HR, Benefits and consulting experience, Mr. Marini will be responsible for developing and growing ADP's Strategic Advisory Services group.  Chief among his responsibilities will be leading a team of highly seasoned industry experts in providing ADP clients with thought leadership and consulting services around best practices for delivering compliant, cost-effective benefits outsourcing services.  ADP currently provides benefits administration services to more clients than any other company in the United States.

"Due to health care reform mandates and other regulatory measures, benefits administration is becoming an increasingly expensive and complex activity for employers," said Tim Clifford. President, ADP Benefits Services. "The goal of our new Strategic Advisory Services group is to provide our clients with value-added analytics, insights and actionable ideas that will help them successfully execute their benefits strategies and provide a high quality participant experience.  David's broad experience and deep expertise in the HR, Benefits and consulting industries, coupled with his proven track record of business leadership, make him the ideal person to lead and grow this new group."

Mr. Marini brings more than 30 years of executive management and operations experience in the HR, Benefits, consulting and financial services fields to ADP.  Previously, he  held senior leadership positions at such respected institutions as TMI Executive Resources, The Palladium Group,  Technologies Partners, Inc., Watson Wyatt (now Towers Watson), and Trilog Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of CIGNA Corporation.

About ADP

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with about $10 billion in revenues and approximately 570,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at

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