Panda is a fast growing, well recognized brand with restaurants in 36 states. Their growth objectives and culture of quality make for a great fit.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 20, 2008
Empyrean Benefit Solutions (Empyrean) announces a multi-year agreement to perform Health and Welfare administration services for Panda Restaurant Group (Panda).
Panda selected Empyrean based upon its unique combination of human resource domain expertise and state-of-the-art technology. Empyrean's senior management team has been together for over twenty years spanning several of the industry's premier human resource outsourcing companies. Their knowledge of health and welfare process, combined with their next generation technology platform, enables Empyrean to offer an extremely broad service delivery model at a fraction of the cost charged by traditional suppliers of top-tier services.
"Empyrean provided the best combination of flexibility and capability in a highly customizable service delivery model; all at a very low cost," said Gigi Cheung, Executive Director of Compensation and Benefits for Panda. "We are looking forward to leveraging Empyrean's powerful self service capabilities to enable a paperless and more efficient environment."
"We are extremely pleased to have Panda as a client," said Dave Carlson, CEO of Empyrean. "Panda is a fast growing, well recognized brand with restaurants in 36 states. Their growth objectives and culture of quality make for a great fit."
With more than 18,000 employees and 1,100 locations across 36 states, the privately-held Panda Restaurant Group (http://www.pandarg.com) is the world's leader in Asian quick-service restaurants. The successful chain of concepts includes Panda Express, Panda Inn and Hibachi-San. Panda Express is best known for its wide variety of original recipes including their delectable Orange Chicken & Beijing Beef. In 2008 the company celebrated the 25th anniversary of Panda Express and the 35th anniversary of Panda Inn.
Empyrean Benefit Solutions (http://www.empyreanbenefits.com), an emerging leader in providing health and welfare solutions, is lead by Dave Carlson, former founder of SynHRgy HR Technologies, Inc. To date, Empyrean has acquired 22 clients across the U.S. who leverage Empyrean's unique and powerful technologies to achieve process transformation and business goals. Empyrean's service delivery model represents the next generation in benefits delivery capability, combining traditional health and welfare administration services with powerful healthcare data to enable reductions in costs associated with plan sponsorship.