Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC) has announced that Brian Baker has joined the firm as its US Digital Workforce Leader. Mr. Baker will be focused on driving Mercer’s advisory services business in the area of digital workforce transformation building off of the firm’s recently launched Workforce for the Future platform.
As a national resource, he will partner closely with the firm’s Growth teams to identify, qualify, and deliver work that helps organizations address the workforce implications arising from the new digital economy. Based in New York, he will report to Susan Haberman, Senior Partner and US Career Business Leader with Mercer.
“Brian brings an impressive resume and credentials to Mercer’s Workforce for the Future team as he helps expand our business in the United States,” said Ms. Haberman. “His skills and background will help us continue to provide clients with exceptional service and solutions and they will benefit greatly from his leadership, insights, and expertise.”
Mr. Baker has 19 years of experience working in consulting and financial services. Most recently, he was with Walmart where he was the Senior Vice President of Global People Strategy, Analytics, and Associate Experience. In this role he helped Walmart grow the business and transform into a digital enterprise through the modernization of its HR function and people strategy. Prior to this role, he held positions with Accenture, Aon, and IBM as well as reputable financial service organizations like Lehman Brothers Holdings and Credit Suisse Group.
Mr. Baker holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (dual concentration in Marketing and Management) from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, through its market-leading companies including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.
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