Employee Benefit Solutions Renamed Ascende

November 1, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Employee Benefit Solutions Inc. was renamed Ascende Inc. to reflect an expansion of services.

Services include consulting on health and welfare benefits, retirement plans and investments, international employee benefits and global solutions, pharmacy plans, employee communications, HR and benefits administration, competitive benchmarking, compliance, and mergers and acquisitions.

“Our new name and brand better describe our broader capabilities, and reflect our vision to be the premier human capital consulting firm,” said Jim Watt, Ascende president and chief executive officer. “Ascende also mirrors the values that have been the foundation of our success: Accountability, Service, Collaboration, Excellence, Nimbleness, Drive and Enthusiasm.”

Ascende will continue to provide solutions to clients with the same team of people.