Jadex Inc. Recognized as a U.S. Best-in-Class Employer by Gallagher

Gallagher’s Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis Identifies U.S. Organizations That Excel in Optimizing Employee and Organizational Wellbeing

GREER, S.C., February 01, 2023--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jadex Inc. participated in Gallagher’s 2022 U.S. Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey and was identified as an organization that excelled in optimizing employee and organizational wellbeing. Jadex was recognized for its comprehensive framework for strategically investing in benefits, compensation, and employee communication to support the health, financial security, and career growth of its employees at a sustainable cost structure. Designations like Gallagher’s Best-in-Class Employer help current and potential employees understand and appreciate an organization’s workplace culture and people strategy; important differentiators as employers compete for talent in a tight labor market.

"Our employees are the foundation for our success. We are committed to investment in areas they find valuable, such as benefits, training, and internal communications tools. This also allows us to continue to attract and keep the best talent," said Jeremy Rikala, Vice President of Human Resources at Jadex.

Jadex was determined to be a U.S. Best-in-Class Employer, based on assigned points for its relative performance in:

  • Planning horizons for the benefits and compensation strategies

  • Extent of their wellbeing strategy

  • Turnover rate for full-time equivalents (FTEs)

  • Completion of a workforce engagement survey

  • Use of an HR technology strategy and its level of sophistication

  • Difference in healthcare costs over the prior year

  • Use of a communication strategy

"Jadex was recognized as a U.S. Best-in-Class Employer because of how they approach organizational priorities with a long-term outlook; provide high-quality, high-value benefits; and build and solidify a strong organizational culture through their communications," said William F. Ziebell, CEO of Gallagher's Benefits & HR Consulting Division. "In doing so, Jadex invests in the whole employee by providing distinct and relevant wellbeing resources that will attract and retain talent."

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About the Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis

Gallagher's U.S. Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis profiles statistically significant attributes of top-performing midsize (100-999 FTEs) and large employers (1,000 or more FTEs). Data from Gallagher’s 2022 U.S. Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey was interpreted to identify participants that excel in optimizing employee and organizational wellbeing. To learn more about the report and the qualifying criteria, download the Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis.

About Gallagher

Gallagher (NYSE:AJG), a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Gallagher provides these services in approximately 130 countries around the world through its owned operations and a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.

About Jadex Inc.

Jadex Inc. is a US-based manufacturing and material science company utilizing innovation and technology to develop sustainable products that serve the medical, industrial and consumer markets. The range of products includes custom-designed plastic components, engineered nylon resins and monofilaments, zinc products, and temperature-controlled products that solve both medical and consumer challenges. Jadex Inc. operates out of 18 facilities across the continental U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.K. and has approximately 1,800 employees. For more information, visit Jadexinc.com.

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