Gallagher acquires Optimum Talent

'We are thrilled to welcome Ron, Mike and their associates countrywide to our growing global team'

Gallagher acquires Optimum Talent

Arthur J. Gallagher, US-based global insurance brokerage and risk management services, recently announced the acquisition of Optimum Talent - one of Canada's largest privately-owned integrated talent management firms.

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Ron Dahms, Mike Bacchus and their teams will operate from their current locations under the leadership of Melanie Jeannotte, CEO of Gallagher's Benefit and HR Consulting Division in Canada, and Scott Hamilton, Global Managing Director of Gallagher's Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice.

"The Optimum Talent team will introduce our Gallagher Better Works™ organizational wellbeing strategy to the many clients that they support, expanding our senior management relationships across Canada and creating additional opportunities for capabilities discussions and consulting engagements," added J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO.

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"We are thrilled to welcome Ron, Mike and their associates countrywide to our growing global team."

Optimum Talent operates in three targeted segments; Search Solutions; Leadership Assessment & Development; and Career Transition & Outplacement.

With this acquisition, Gallagher continues to expand their position as a benefits and HR consulting leader in Canada with offices located across the country

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