Philippe Burger joins Mercer as Organizational Transformation Leader, UK & Europe 

Paris, February 15, 2024 – Mercer, a global consulting and investments leader and a business of Marsh McLennan, today announced the appointment of Philippe Burger as Organizational Transformation Leader, UK & Europe, Mercer, effective immediately. Mr. Burger is based in Paris and reports to Sébastian Karwautz, Transformation Leader, Mercer Europe. 

In his role, Mr. Burger oversees a team of experts based throughout the UK and across Europe that are dedicated to supporting clients’ largest workforce transformation ambitions. His appointment comes at a time when business transformation, particularly in human capital, is a priority for companies and their executive committees as they look to navigate employees’ evolving needs.

Mr. Burger brings more than 30 years of experience in consulting, driving innovation, and growth in the areas of human resources, digitization, and organizational transformation. He was previously Deloitte’s Global Workforce Transformation Practice Leader, and Managing Partner, Human Capital Advisory, for 15 years. Prior to that, he led asset and liability investment strategy solutions at Calyon, a subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole. He started his career in 1996 at Willis Towers Watson in the Employee Benefits practice where he rose to Managing Partner.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Karwautz said: “Philippe's in-depth experience and extensive expertise in the fields of organizational transformation will enable Mercer to accelerate our development in human capital consulting with a unique level of excellence and innovation. We are extremely pleased to welcome him as a valuable addition to our leadership team.”

Mr. Burger added: “We are at a time when technology is transforming the workforce and work itself at an unprecedented pace, which in turn is impacting the underlying skills needed to enable companies and their employees to thrive. I look forward to tackling these challenges head-on and to creating opportunities for our clients in my new role, building on Mercer’s strong reputation and leading position as a major provider of human resources transformation consulting services.”

About Mercer

Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer’s approximately 25,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with more than 85,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $23 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on LinkedIn and X
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