Grant Thornton Expands Compensation and Benefits Consulting Practice in Chicago

Robert Conlon has joined Chicago-based Grant Thornton LLP (FY13 net revenue of $1.3 billion) as a managing director and compensation consulting leader of the firm’s Chicago compensation and benefits consulting practice.

Conlon has 25 years of experience in the areas of compensation, talent management, succession management, change management and organization effectiveness, including recruiting and sourcing, onboarding and orientation, performance management, strategic work force planning and human capital strategy. He has extensive experience leading engagements focused on human capital, leadership development and compensation consulting.

“Robert’s proven leadership coupled with his vast compensation consulting experience will be integral in meeting the needs of our dynamic clients in the Chicago area and throughout the Midwest,” says Renato Zanichelli, Grant Thornton’s Midwest tax practice leader and national MP of tax accounting risk advisory services. “His arrival highlights the firm’s continued commitment to building a comprehensive suite of compensation and benefits consulting services.”