XMi HR unit merges again

OI Partners Inc. and CareerNet International merge to form top 3 global firm

OI Partners Inc., an XMi holding, and CareerNet International Ltd. talent management firms have merged to firm OI Global Partners.

OI Global Partners will have 225 offices in 28 countries and immediately becomes a top three independent global firm, specializing in career transition programs, outplacement services, executive coaching services, leadership consulting services, organizational change and employee engagement consulting, leadership and talent development, and other workforce solutions.

Locally, OI Global Partners will operate as XMi Human Resource Solutions-OI Global Partners with Bob McKown serving as Managing Partner.

Last year, XMi Resources Solutions merged with OI and McKown was named that combination's managing partner as well.

OI Partners Inc. was founded in 1987 and CareerNet International Ltd. was founded in 1998. The new OI Global Partners alliance will be managed by the Global Alliance Board, which will have operations in Nashville and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.