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Merger creates expanded player in employee benefits arena

21 August 2008 Maxim Employee Benefits

The merging of well known companies Hollard Administration Services, Econorisk Benefit Consultants and Crystal Retirement Benefits is to be known as Maxim Employee Benefits with a uniquely broad-based yet focused expertise.

“This consolidation of experience, broad-ranged competency and expanded resources will mean we can deliver a highly competitive and innovative service to our clients in tough times,” says Ian Pitman (pictured), CEO of the newly named Maxim Employee Benefits and formerly head of Econorisk.

“The motivation behind this merger is to maximize and streamline our power to create and tailor make competitive, attractive and innovative employee benefit combinations that will go beyond the norm in meeting expectations in the retirement fund industry. Our enlarged resources have created a broad-based team with an extraordinary combination of focused expertise to take retirement benefits where it has never been before in this country.”

There are no staff changes in any of the three companies and the expanded services that MAXIM will be delivering are:
o Consulting Services
Retirement Fund Consulting
Investment advice
Medical aid consulting
Life assurance
o Retirement Fund Administration
o Broker Services
o Payroll Services

“There are challenges facing our industry which require us to think in new directions. This is where the Maxim team will distinguish themselves by ensuring we deliver on our commitments to give our clients the competitive advantage” Pitman says.

For more information email ianp@maximeb.co.za or telephone 011 802 3310.



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