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Willis Group Acquisition, The OCJ Group, to Operate Under the Genuent Brand

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genuent LLC, a Houston-based information technology staffing firm and subsidiary of the Willis Group, announced today that it has acquired The OCJ Group, a privately-held IT staffing and project delivery services provider located in Woodland Hills, CA. The OCJ Group has developed a sterling reputation amongst a range of high profile customers since its formation in 1999. The OCJ Group clients include leading brands in the entertainment, technology, and financial services industries.

Founded by a staffing industry professional with over 35 years of staffing experience, The OCJ Group has been serving clients in the Los Angeles area for 15 years. Their existing footprint will add to Genuent’s presence in Houston, TX, New York, NY, Jacksonville, FL, and other cities across the nation.

Managing Director and Founder of The OCJ Group, Mark Brenner, stated “Through the support of Genuent and the entire Willis Group family, the marriage of our two companies will enable The OCJ Group to expand beyond our greatest expectations. We are proud to align ourselves with an organization that shares our principles and complements our strengths and we know that our clients and contractors will benefit from Genuent’s expanded capabilities, geographic reach and capacity in both the areas of Recruiting and Account Management.” President of Genuent, Rick Roberts, added “Their business expertise and customer focused approach connect neatly with the Genuent culture. We are extremely excited about the future of this partnership and the new opportunities available to us to further innovate and improve, and to expand Genuent’s sphere of influence.”

“The acquisition of The OCJ Group continues Willis Group’s tradition of strategic growth within the IT talent acquisition space,” expressed Mike Willis, Chairman of Willis Group. “We are confident that The OCJ Group will add to the high level of service and value that our clients have come to expect through our Genuent brand.”

About Genuent

Born from the need for a fresh perspective on the business of IT staffing, Genuent embraces the idea that creating value for our customer families, both consultants and clients, is the path to sustainable success. Genuent provides flexible, talent centric solutions that help IT organizations deliver maximum value to their business while controlling costs. Genuent currently has locations in the following cities: Houston, Dallas, New York, Rochester, Jacksonville, Atlanta, Sacramento and Huntington Beach.


About Willis Group

The Willis Group comprises a suite of service companies whose common cultural asset is an overriding focus on service excellence and value. Our mission is the establishment and growth of companies whose products and services create opportunity at the organizational and individual level for our clients and our companies alike. Willis Group companies include Donovan & Watkins (administrative and finance/accounting staffing), Donovan & Watkins Legal Solutions (e-discovery consulting, managed document review, data privacy/records management and legal staffing), Genuent (IT staffing and project services), Seis-Stream Global (engineering and technical/scientific staffing) and Image Engine (document and record management solutions).


About The OCJ Group

The OCJ Group is a premier Information Technology staffing firm, dedicated to servicing quality customers with quality professional contract and full-time personnel. The OCJ Group supplies the entire spectrum of placement and staffing functions, including: contract, contract to hire, and full time placement while also supporting selected organizations with off-shore development resources.