Oliver Wyman Named to 2016 Working Mother “100 Best Companies”

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Working Mother magazine today recognized Oliver Wyman as one of
the 2016 “Working
Mother 100 Best Companies
” for its outstanding leadership in
creating progressive programs for its work force, in the areas of
advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.
The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working
Mother
and on workingmother.com.

“We are honored to be acknowledged by Working Mother magazine,”
said Scott
McDonald
, CEO of Oliver Wyman Group. “We have worked hard to create
an inclusive culture around the globe and this recognition is a
testament to the strong policies and programs we have in place that
promote the advancement of women and work-life balance for all
employees.”

Among the programs cited for excellence were the firm’s generous leave
policies in the US and the ongoing investment in advancement programs
such as the firm’s formal sponsorship program, Inspiring Leaders, which
is designed to provide women with greater clarity and support on the
path to partnership at Oliver Wyman.

Nicky Dingemans, Oliver Wyman’s Chief Human Capital Officer, added,
“There is nothing more important than our people and we want to keep our
top talent while also attracting the best people to work at Oliver
Wyman. We are dedicated to make sure our employees can be their true
selves at work and achieve success personally and professionally.”

Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media, says, “For
31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies
that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America’s families. Now
more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a
key weapon in the war for talent. These companies aim to create the
culture that attract the best talent.”

Subha Barry, Vice President, General Manager, Working Mother Media,
says, “This year’s class of winning companies goes the extra mile to
support working moms and all diverse families. In 2016, fully paid leave
offerings have grown to an average of 9 weeks, up from 8 last year. The
Working Mother 100 Best Companies continues to pave the way for
employers nationwide to support their employees, both personally and
professionally.”

The complete list of the 2016 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be
found here.

Working Mother will also hold its fourth annual National Flex Day
on Tuesday, October 18th. As a Working Mother 100 Best Company, Oliver
Wyman will participate to celebrate the power and pervasiveness of
workplace flexibility. Each year, more and more employers and employees
are following the lead of the Working Mother 100 Best Companies, all of
which offer flexible work options, to add their voices to the
#NatlFlexDay campaign. Learn more at workingmother.com/flexday

About Working Mother Media

Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corporation (bonnier.com),
publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com.
The Working Mother Research Institute (workingmother.com/wmri),
the National Association for Female Executives (nafe.com)
and Diversity Best Practices (diversitybestpractices.com)
are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of
culture change. Working Mother magazine is the only national
magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook,
Twitter,
LinkedIn
and Pinterest.

About Oliver Wyman

With offices in 50+ cities across 26 countries, Oliver Wyman is a global
leader in management consulting that combines deep industry knowledge
with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and
organization transformation. Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary
of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC). For more information on Oliver
Wyman visit www.oliverwyman.com.
Follow Oliver Wyman on Twitter @OliverWyman.

Contacts

Media:
Oliver Wyman
Francine Minadeo, 212-345-6417
francine.minadeo@oliverwyman.com
or
Working
Mother
Andrea Kaplan, 917-836-2741
andrea@andreakaplanpr.com

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