About Amler Associates

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Cost Effective Solutions

Amler Associates works with growing companies to motivate employees while controlling overall human resources costs. Our clients want to manage the rising cost of benefits and are looking for cost-effective ways to attract and retain talent. Amler Associates specializes in “Total Rewards” solutions that enable employers to offer a wide variety of customized compensation and benefit programs.

A one-size-fits-all program will not suit every company. Some employees may be motivated by money. Others may prefer a better work-life balance. Amler Associates works dynamically with clients to tailor a compensation and benefits plan that increases performance and business growth. That’s the beauty of “Total Rewards”.

Why Choose Amler Asociates

How to Pay and Retain Key Employees is complex

  • We can simplify the complex
  • We have proven tool kits

Staying ahead of trends takes time and can be expensive

  • Innovative solutions can be provided quickly and cost effective
  • We are less expensive

Innovation is our passion

  • We customize to meet your business needs
  • Develop strategies which either changes the culture and/or reflects the strategy for higher growth and business success
The Amler Method

About Art Amler

An outstanding professional in the field of Human Resources, Art Amler has over 35 years of experience in Senior HR Management with special expertise in Compensation and Benefits. For nearly 30 years , Mr. Amler was a Senior Manager at IBM until February 2007, when he became Vice President, Compensation & Benefits, at InfoPrint Solutions, a joint venture with IBM and Ricoh. In February 2012, Art became Vice President, Human Resources, at Ricoh Production Print Solutions (RPPS), a role he maintained for two years.

Career Highlights

Mr. Amler began his career with IBM Corporation in 1978 and over the span of three decades, he transitioned through various human resource management positions in which he created programs for thousand of IBM employees and managers. In 1997 he was appointed Director of Global Employee Compensation. Over the next six years, Mr. Amler introduced worldwide market-based ‘pay for performance’ programs deploying global broad banding, pay differentiation and manager-based budget allocations for both bonus and base pay programs totaling more than $1 billion. In 2003, Mr. Amler was appointed Director of IBM Compensation- Global Services, a position in which he directed executive and employee compensation programs for the group, including delivery and execution of worldwide compensation and benefits changes covering more than 100,000 employees and 1,000 executives. In 2007, he joined Ricoh USA as Vice President of Global Compensation and Benefits before transitioning into role as Vice President, Compensation & Benefits, Ricoh Production Print Solutions in 2012. Mr. Amler was responsible for creation and deployment of Total Reward programs covering 3,000 employees worldwide, and establishing new appraisal programs, base pay, sales plans, performance bonus programs, and executive compensation pay programs.

"Art employs a true understanding of human resources and was key factor in our success"

Mr. Amler, a Certified Employee Pension Specialist, has also served as a consultant for several U.S. Federal agencies on compensation including such agencies as the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and the FDIC. In 2001 he testified before Congress on merit pay of Federal IT workers. He presented at the United Nations Symposium on Compensation in 2000. Recently, he was a featured presenter at the CONNEX Conference in Fort Worth, Texas as well as at WorldatWork in Philadelphia and the Society of Human Resource Management’s annual conference in Chicago.

Education & Personal Life

Mr. Amler holds a B.A. in History from Lake Forest College and an M.B.A. in Labor Management relations from Pace University. He is a member of the Business Council of Westchester, WorldatWork, SHRM, and is on the board of the Chiefs Memorial Scholarship Fund to provide summer camp scholarships to disadvantaged youth in both urban and rural communities.. He is an avid reader of American History, and an outdoor enthusiast and resides in Yorktown Heights, NY with his wife, Sharon, with whom he has two adult children.

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