NU Online News Service, May 17, 2:57 p.m. – Clark/Bardes Inc., North Barrington, Ill., says it has hired 10 partners and 140 employees from Arthur Andersen L.L.P., Chicago.

Clark/Bardes will be using the Andersen veterans to start a new “human capital practice” that will handle compensation consulting, pension plan design and management, institutional investment advisory services and human resource management strategies.

Bruce Benesh, former global head of Arthur Andersen’s human capital group, will be president of the new practice, Clark/Bardes says.

The practice will have its main offices in New York and other offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and San Francisco.