Mercer appoints new UK DC Leader
London, 26 September 2023
Mercer, a global consulting and investments leader and a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), has confirmed the appointment of Suzanne Rose as its new UK Defined Contribution (DC) Leader. Ms Rose will report to Philip Parkinson, Mercer’s UK Head of Wealth and will join Mercer’s UK wealth leadership team.
Ms Rose is joining Mercer from Aviva where she held a number of roles both in the UK and overseas since 2002 and most recently, as Head of Aviva’s Master Trust and Workplace Proposition. In her new role, Ms Rose will work closely with counterparts internationally as part of Mercer’s global commitment to growth in DC.
According to Mr Parkinson, the UK DC Leader is a significant senior role within Mercer’s UK business and is pivotal to the future of Mercer’s DC business and its employees.
“Suzanne’s enthusiasm and her deep knowledge and experience in the DC market makes me excited for both the future of this growing practice area and all the individuals in it,” said Mr Parkinson. “Suzanne brings with her a wealth of experience having progressed in her career to date through roles in DC master trust, digital propositions, strategy and operations in both UK and international markets. I am confident that together with the talented team at Mercer, we can create future growth and help even more clients achieve financial security in retirement."
Speaking of her appointment, Ms Rose said, “I am passionate about the DC industry and very excited by the opportunity to deliver on one of Mercer’s key strategies to build and grow its DC proposition. Mercer has a strong reputation for delivering innovative solutions that help clients and their members achieve their retirement goals and I look forward to building on that legacy.”