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Profile: ASGN Inc (ASGN.N)

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ASGN Incorporated., formerly On Assignment. Inc., incorporated on May 26, 1992, is a global provider of professionals in the technology, life sciences and creative sectors. The Company matches people into positions for contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire assignments. Its operating segments include the Apex Segment and the Oxford Segment. The Apex Segment provides a spectrum of technical and scientific professionals for contract, contract-to-hire and permanent placement positions to mid-market clients across the United States. The Oxford Segment provides staffing and consulting services in select skill and geographic markets. As of December 31, 2015, the Company provided contract professionals to approximately 12,500 clients.

Apex Segment

The Company's Apex segment businesses include Apex Systems, LLC (Apex Systems), Lab Support, LLC (Lab Support) and Creative Circle, LLC (Creative Circle). Businesses in the Apex Segment serve markets with a large and local pool, and provide a range of skills through a network of local offices. The segment consists of a small clinical research business. As of December 31, 2015, Apex Systems provided information technology (IT) operations professionals across 13 primary skill disciplines that cover the entire IT project life-cycle, including IT infrastructure, application development, project management and healthcare IT. These contract professionals encompass a range of backgrounds and levels of experience within information technology. Apex Systems also has a consulting services group that provides deliverable-based projects for its clients. These service offerings include managed processes, such as support service centers, and managed projects, such as software development. Its clients primarily include organizations in the industries, such as technology, financial services, healthcare, business services, telecommunications, government services and consumer/industrials. The assignments for Apex Systems vary from 4 to 12 months.

The Company's Lab Support business provides locally based, contract and permanent life science professionals to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, personal care, chemical, medical device, automotive, municipal, education and environmental industry clients in North America. Its primary client contacts include a mix of end users and process facilitators. End users consist of lab directors, managers and department heads. Facilitators consist of human resource managers, procurement departments and administrators. Scientific professionals include chemists, clinical lab assistants, engineers, biologists, biochemists, microbiologists, molecular biologists, biostatisticians, drug safety specialists, medical writers, food scientists, regulatory affairs specialists, lab assistants and other skilled scientific professionals. The assignments for Lab Support vary from 1 to 6 months.

The Company's Creative Circle business provides creative, marketing, advertising and digital talent to a range of companies in North America. Creative Circle offers talent across the spectrum of traditional advertising and digital marketing skill sets. Creative and digital marketing professionals include account planners and strategists, information architects, content strategists, copywriters, interactive art directors and designers, and front-end developers. Creative Circle's clients include advertising agencies and company marketing departments in retail, entertainment, technology, food and beverage, education, and other industries. The assignments for Creative Circle vary from 1 to 7 weeks. As of December 31, 2015, Creative Circle's support activities were based in Los Angeles, California, and field activities were located in 25 branch offices across the United States and one branch in Canada.

Oxford Segment

The Company's Oxford Segment businesses include Oxford Global Resources, LLC (Oxford), CyberCoders, Inc. (CyberCoders) and Life Sciences Europe. Businesses in the Oxford Segment serve markets with skills through a combination of national recruiting centers and local offices. The Oxford segment provides its services to clients in a range of industries. Oxford specializes in recruiting and delivering experienced IT, engineering and life sciences consultants to clients for temporary assignments. The assignments for Oxford vary from 2 to 8 months. As of December 31, 2015, Oxford's sales and recruiting activities were delivered through eight recruiting centers across the United States and approximately two in Europe, along with 17 local offices serving metropolitan markets in the United States. The corporate support activities for Oxford and CyberCoders are based in Beverly, Massachusetts. CyberCoders specializes in recruiting professionals for permanent placements in engineering, technology, sales, executive, financial, accounting, scientific, and legal and operations positions across a range of industries.

The Company's Life Sciences Europe includes the brands Lab Support, LabResource and Valesta, which provide locally based contract and permanent life science professionals to clients with research and development projects in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, personal care, chemical, medical device, automotive, municipal, education and environmental industries. The assignments for Life Sciences Europe vary from 5 to 18 months. As of December 31, 2015, Life Sciences Europe sales and recruiting services were delivered in eight local branch offices in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Belgium and Spain, and corporate services are based in Cork, Ireland.

The Company competes with Allegis Group Inc., Randstad Holding N.V., Insight Global Inc., ManpowerGroup Inc., Kforce Inc., Kelly Services Inc., Adecco S.A., Yoh Services LLC, Aquent LLC, 24 Seven Inc., Robert Half Inc., Accenture PLC, Cap Gemini S.A., Kinsale Holdings Inc., Nordic Consulting Partners Inc., K2 Partnering Solutions Inc., Science Recruitment Group Ltd. and Korn/Ferry International.

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26745 Malibu Hills Rd
CALABASAS   CA   91301-5355
P: +1818.8787900
F: +1302.6555049

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