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NEWS - TrueBlue’s PeopleScout Acquires RPO Division from AON Hewitt

January 11, 2016 – Tacoma, WA – TrueBlue, a global provider of specialized workforce solutions has, through its PeopleScout RPO (recruitment process outsourcing) group, acquired the RPO business of Aon Hewitt. This acquisition is a part of the One Global PeopleScout initiative to further position PeopleScout as the leading global RPO provider with more than $150 million in annual revenue and 300,000 annual full-time placements.

TrueBlue and Aon Hewitt also announced that they have established a long-term relationship to enable a connection between PeopleScout’s market-leading recruiting services firm and Aon Hewitt’s broader talent solutions in assessment, employee engagement, and people analytics.

“The need for sophisticated talent solutions is rising and this acquisition enables us to expand our global delivery capabilities,” said TrueBlue President and COO Patrick Beharelle. “Combining the strengths of PeopleScout with Aon Hewitt’s RPO solutions provides a tremendous growth opportunity for PeopleScout and its clients. We are also very excited about the broader relationship with Aon Hewitt and the incredible talent they bring to TrueBlue.”

Beharelle said Aon Hewitt’s 650 employees have joined PeopleScout to ensure a smooth transition and exceptional client service.

“We are proud to have built end-to-end recruiting administration capabilities and to have established a scalable RPO business with employees in the U.S., Canada, Poland, and India,“ said Aon Hewitt Chief Executive Officer Kristi Savacool. “PeopleScout has significant experience in the market and is well-positioned to invest in and build on these capabilities for the benefit of our clients. We continue to see talent acquisition as an important part of the talent value chain, and we look forward to working with PeopleScout to bring a broader set of talent solutions to our clients.”

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