Clark/Bardes, Inc. Announces New Corporate Identity, Clark/Bardes Consulting

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Clark/Bardes, Inc.

    BARRINGTON, Ill., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Clark/Bardes, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   CLKB), a firm providing executive compensation and benefit
 consulting, funding, and administration to corporations, banks and healthcare
 organizations, today unveiled its new corporate identity as Clark/Bardes
 Consulting.  The change is effective immediately.
     "We feel the change better reflects our expanded practice in the
 compensation and benefits consulting field," said Tom Wamberg, chairman
 and CEO of Clark/Bardes Consulting.  "The recent additions of Compensation
 Resource Group, Pearl Meyer & Partners, and Rich, Florin / Solutions, Inc. has
 increased our consulting capabilities and expanded the depth and breadth of
 our service offerings."
     "The new brand will assist in stating Clark/Bardes Consulting's mission:
 helping companies keep their best people," said Thomas Pyra, CFO and COO of
 Clark/Bardes Consulting.  "The executive compensation and benefit consulting
 services and solutions we develop and deliver will be better understood by our
 clients, prospects, and employees.  This positions us as the leader in our
 industry."
     In addition to the overall brand change, each operating division has
 been sub-branded according to the industry it serves.  Clark/Bardes
 Consulting - Banking Practice is the largest executive compensation and
 benefits practice serving money center and community banks in its market.
 Clark/Bardes Consulting - Healthcare Group serves the healthcare industry and
 focuses exclusively on executive and physician compensation and physician
 practice evaluation.  Clark/Bardes Consulting - Compensation Resource Group
 and Clark/Bardes Consulting - Corporate Practice serve the corporate market
 with over 800 combined clients.  They deliver a full complement of executive
 compensation and benefits consulting, compensation surveys, and administrative
 services primarily to Fortune 1000 corporations.
     Founded in 1967, Clark/Bardes Consulting is a firm with expertise in
 executive compensation and benefit consulting, design, funding and
 administration.  With more than 3,200 corporate, healthcare and banking
 clients, the company's primary purpose is helping companies keep their best
 people.
     All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this
 news release are forward-looking statements.  Words such as "anticipate,"
 "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend" and similar expressions as they
 relate to the Company or its management, identify forward-looking statements.
 Such forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs of the Company's
 management as well as assumptions made by and information currently available
 to the Company's management.  Actual results could differ materially from
 those contemplated by the forward-looking statements as a result of certain
 factors, such as difficulties associated with changes in tax legislation,
 dependence on key producers, the Company's dependence on persistency of
 existing business, credit risk related to renewal revenue, acquisition risks,
 competitive factors and pricing pressures, dependence on certain insurance
 companies, changes in legal and regulatory requirements and general economic
 conditions.  Such statements reflect the current views of the Company's
 management with respect to future events and are subject to these and other
 risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to the operations, results of
 operations, growth strategy and liquidity of the Company.  All subsequent
 written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or
 persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by this
 paragraph. Further information may be obtained at the Company's Internet site:
 http://www.clarkbardes.com .
 
 

SOURCE Clark/Bardes, Inc.
    BARRINGTON, Ill., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Clark/Bardes, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   CLKB), a firm providing executive compensation and benefit
 consulting, funding, and administration to corporations, banks and healthcare
 organizations, today unveiled its new corporate identity as Clark/Bardes
 Consulting.  The change is effective immediately.
     "We feel the change better reflects our expanded practice in the
 compensation and benefits consulting field," said Tom Wamberg, chairman
 and CEO of Clark/Bardes Consulting.  "The recent additions of Compensation
 Resource Group, Pearl Meyer & Partners, and Rich, Florin / Solutions, Inc. has
 increased our consulting capabilities and expanded the depth and breadth of
 our service offerings."
     "The new brand will assist in stating Clark/Bardes Consulting's mission:
 helping companies keep their best people," said Thomas Pyra, CFO and COO of
 Clark/Bardes Consulting.  "The executive compensation and benefit consulting
 services and solutions we develop and deliver will be better understood by our
 clients, prospects, and employees.  This positions us as the leader in our
 industry."
     In addition to the overall brand change, each operating division has
 been sub-branded according to the industry it serves.  Clark/Bardes
 Consulting - Banking Practice is the largest executive compensation and
 benefits practice serving money center and community banks in its market.
 Clark/Bardes Consulting - Healthcare Group serves the healthcare industry and
 focuses exclusively on executive and physician compensation and physician
 practice evaluation.  Clark/Bardes Consulting - Compensation Resource Group
 and Clark/Bardes Consulting - Corporate Practice serve the corporate market
 with over 800 combined clients.  They deliver a full complement of executive
 compensation and benefits consulting, compensation surveys, and administrative
 services primarily to Fortune 1000 corporations.
     Founded in 1967, Clark/Bardes Consulting is a firm with expertise in
 executive compensation and benefit consulting, design, funding and
 administration.  With more than 3,200 corporate, healthcare and banking
 clients, the company's primary purpose is helping companies keep their best
 people.
     All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this
 news release are forward-looking statements.  Words such as "anticipate,"
 "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend" and similar expressions as they
 relate to the Company or its management, identify forward-looking statements.
 Such forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs of the Company's
 management as well as assumptions made by and information currently available
 to the Company's management.  Actual results could differ materially from
 those contemplated by the forward-looking statements as a result of certain
 factors, such as difficulties associated with changes in tax legislation,
 dependence on key producers, the Company's dependence on persistency of
 existing business, credit risk related to renewal revenue, acquisition risks,
 competitive factors and pricing pressures, dependence on certain insurance
 companies, changes in legal and regulatory requirements and general economic
 conditions.  Such statements reflect the current views of the Company's
 management with respect to future events and are subject to these and other
 risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to the operations, results of
 operations, growth strategy and liquidity of the Company.  All subsequent
 written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or
 persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by this
 paragraph. Further information may be obtained at the Company's Internet site:
 http://www.clarkbardes.com .
 
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