Segal Buys HR Consultant

January 31, 2002 ( - The Segal Company, a benefits and human resources consultant, has purchased Sibson & Company, a human resources consultant.

In its Thursday announcement of the deal, Segal said it will merge Sibson with Segal’s human resources practice. The new unit will be called Sibson Consulting. Vincent C. Perro, previously CEO of Sibson, will head Sibson Consulting within The Segal Company with the title of COO of Sibson Consulting. 

The seller was Nextera, a management consultant.

With the addition of the Sibson staff, Segal will have about 950 employees. It will be employee owned, as Segal has been. The Segal Company’s headquarters will remain in New York City, with offices in the US, Canada and the UK.