MAITLAND, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee Hecht Harrison, the world's leading talent development and transition company, announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of New York City-based Mullin International and will integrate it into its Northeast Region. Mullin, founded in 1980, is one of the largest privately-held career transition firms in the world and has a successful 35-year track record of delivering solid results as a premier provider of individual career transition solutions, redeployment solutions, and executive coaching. With deep roots in New York City, Mullin has built an outstanding reputation for supporting senior executives in transition with a high caliber, diverse consulting team that will further strengthen Lee Hecht Harrison's commitment to its executive transition business.
"The acquisition of the assets of Mullin International strengthens Lee Hecht Harrison's position as the global market leader and enhances our leading market presence in New York City, adding to Lee Hecht Harrison's already strong team in the Northeast and nationally," said Peter Alcide, Lee Hecht Harrison President and Chief Operating Officer. "We are excited to integrate Mullin's experienced team with Lee Hecht Harrison's to further strengthen our fast-growing senior executive transition business, as well as continuing to accelerate the impact of our re-imagined approach to career transition."
"Rapid changes in hiring practices have had a significant impact on the career transition industry and many of the traditional approaches to career transition are evolving fast. Lee Hecht Harrison is embracing these changes, with its long history of innovation and strong commitment to investing in improving its products and services for clients and candidates," commented Keith Mullin, Chief Executive Officer of Mullin International. "Lee Hecht Harrison and Mullin have very similar values so joining Lee Hecht Harrison is a natural evolution for Mullin. In addition to being able to provide more dedicated resources, leading edge digital tools and access to hidden jobs for our candidates, our clients will see further reductions in placement times, improved brand sentiment, as well as an integrated set of transition and talent development solutions to accelerate their workforce transformation."
"An effective career transition solution remains a critical part of managing the risk associated with any workforce transformation," said John Morgan, Lee Hecht Harrison's Executive Vice President, US. "Combining Mullin's business with Lee Hecht Harrison's further accelerates the reach and impact of Lee Hecht Harrison's bold new approach focused on Active Placement that leads individuals in transition to better jobs, faster."
Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
About Lee Hecht Harrison
Lee Hecht Harrison helps companies transform their leaders and workforce so they can accelerate performance. In an era of continuous change, successfully transforming your workforce depends on how well companies and their people embrace, navigate, and lead change. Change within the organization, and their career. At Lee Hecht Harrison, we use our expertise in talent development and transition to deliver tailored solutions that help our clients transform their leaders and workforce so they have the people and culture they need to evolve and grow. We are passionate about making a difference in peoples' careers and building better leaders so our clients can build a strong employer brand.
A division of The Adecco Group – the world's leading provider of workforce solutions – Lee Hecht Harrison's 4,000 colleagues work with more than 7,000 clients in over 60 countries around the world. We have the local expertise, global infrastructure, and industry leading technology and analytics required to manage the complexity associated with executing critical talent and workforce initiatives, reducing brand and operational risk. It's why 60% of Fortune 500 companies choose to work with us.
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