Fidelity Launches HR Strategy Practice

November 19, 2008 ( - Fidelity Investments announced that Bob Lucido has joined the firm as a senior vice president in charge of a newly created Human Resource Strategy practice for Fidelity's Consulting Services business.

According to the announcement, in this role, Lucido will lead a team of consultants to help human resource organizations work more effectively by defining their strategies and human resource operating models. His group will assist clients in areas including organizational design, process design, service delivery strategy, change management, and measurement.

Lucido has 19 years of experience in the field of human resources, the press release said. He joins Fidelity from Watson Wyatt Worldwide where he was a human resource transformation consultant for Wyatt clients and a relationship manager for clients in New York and Connecticut.

“Companies today are looking for guidance in an increasingly complex benefits environment dominated by rising healthcare costs, pension plan volatility, retirement readiness concerns and demographic changes in the workforce,” said Brad Kimler, executive vice president for Fidelity’s consulting services business, in the announcement. “With Bob’s years of experience, he is a perfect choice to lead our new practice as we help our clients identify and execute necessary organizational changes.”

The Consulting Services business provides clients a holistic approach to retirement benefit strategy and design, health care plan design and analysis, communication and administrative services and compliance assistance.

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