Companies Join to Provide Increased Access to Global Partner Networks
Atlanta, GA and San Francisco, CA – September 10, 2019 – OneDigital Health and Benefits, the United States’ largest company focused solely on employee benefits and human resources consulting, today announced their partnership with Worldwide Broker Network™ (WBN), the world’s largest fully integrated international network of independent property & casualty and employee benefits brokers. Worldwide Broker Network™ has a network of 114 broker member firms from across the globe.
Joining the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) is a game-changer for OneDigital. This is an exciting milestone, and 2019 has been a strong growth year for us in the U.S. as we enter new markets. This global partnership will establish our presence globally and give our current global clients expanded access to a seamless network of our broker partners across the world.
— Jeff Gentile, Managing Principal, OneDigital Global Benefits
"OneDigital joins at an important time in WBN’s history, as we celebrate our 30th anniversary,” said Francie Starnes, CEO at WBN. “Our rapid growth in the employee benefits brokerage and consulting space make offering OneDigital's expertise to our partner firms in the U.S. market an exceptional addition to WBN's capabilities.”
As the global economy becomes more integrated, the number of people traveling overseas to work is at an all-time high. This shift has created a worldwide demand for skilled talent from both developed and emerging markets and employers need to offer innovative benefits solutions that set them apart as an employer-of-choice and help attract and retain the best talent. The partnership will allow OneDigital customers the ability to stay up to date on global information, country developments, regulatory issues and global opportunities. Through the WBN-OneDigital alignment, employers will gain access to the largest network of independent firms dedicated exclusively to cross-border collaboration and a committed team of connected experts working to serve the needs of their employees around the world.
About OneDigital Health and Benefits
OneDigital Health and Benefits is the largest company in the United States focused exclusively on employee benefits and human resources consulting, combining people and technology to power business growth. Serving companies of all sizes, OneDigital offers employers a sophisticated combination of strategic benefit advisory services, analytics, compliance support, human resources management tools and comprehensive insurance offerings. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, OneDigital's more than 1,600 employee benefits and human resource strategists serve the needs of more than 50,000 employers across the U.S. and manage over US$5.8 billion in premiums as a result. OneDigital has been named to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s fastest-growing companies every year since 2007. Currently listed as 13th in EBA’s Top 50 Brokers in the Large Employer Group, OneDigital’s experience offers a fresh thinking and strategic perspective that will improve all aspects of plan design and performance.
About the Worldwide Broker Network™
Founded in 1989, the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) has grown from nine to 114 firms serving clients through 500+ offices across six continents. A key player in the insurance industry’s distribution network, WBN member firms earn over US$5.5 billion in P&C and employee benefits revenue annually. WBN’s unique technology platform and deep, independent local knowledge deliver value to WBN Members through unmatched insight, innovation, and flexibility.
For more information: www.wbnglobal.com