Oliver Wyman Named One Of The 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For

Feb 14, 2019

New York – Oliver Wyman is one of the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.

The list is based on survey feedback from companies representing more than 4.3 million employees, with respondents rating their workplace culture on 60-plus elements. These include trust in managers, compensation, fairness, camaraderie, and workplace traits linked to innovation. The ranking accounted for the experiences of all employees including women, people of color, LGBT individuals, older team members, and disabled employees. 

Ninety-five percent of employees say Oliver Wyman is a great place to work and this is the firm’s first year on the 100 Best Companies list. The firm has been one of the FORTUNE Best Workplaces for Diversity and Best Workplaces for Millennials previously.

This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, and 2019 winners continue to show that a high-trust culture for all fuels better business results. Great Place to Work research shows that list winners keep outperforming the stock market, beating industry rivals when it comes to talent retention, and demonstrating higher levels of productivity than peers.

“We are delighted to have earned a place on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list,” said Scott McDonald, President and CEO of Oliver Wyman. “It’s evidence of the success of our investments focused on making Oliver Wyman an amazing place to work and the contributions that our people make every day to our compelling culture.”

Oliver Wyman was noted for: 

  • Apprenticeship Model – Oliver Wyman supports employees to help discover and develop their talents by matching new hires up with a buddy, Career Advisor, and Talent Manager who are all tasked with mentoring colleagues’ development.

  • Commitment to Work Life Sustainability – Various programs such as The Way We Work and FlexOW ensure employees have a sustainable work/life balance.

  • BOOST – A program designed to support parents before, during, and after a leave of absence for additions to their families.

  • Volunteering – All employees receive eight hours of paid time off for volunteering, which can be spent with an individual’s preferred charity or group projects arranged by a community leader in each office.

“The 2019 100 Best are the leaders in creating the most innovative workplaces built on trust,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Employees at these organizations feel valued, respected and heard, and are inspired to be their best selves because of the commitment these winning companies have made to creating a great workplace for all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the company.”

To see the full list of the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, click here.

The 100 Best Companies is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations.

About Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 50+ cities across nearly 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 5,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC]. For more information, visit www.oliverwyman.com. Follow Oliver Wyman on Twitter @OliverWyman.

About The FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For®

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing the view of more than 4.3 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations with more than 1,000 employees. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture. 

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