Mercer Investments Grows Practice With Key Hires

Mercer Investments Grows Practice With Key Hires

Mercer Investments Grows Practice With Key Hires

  • July 27, 2015
  • United States, New York

Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), announced the appointment of several executives as a result of continued growth in the Company’s Investment business.

“These hires are reflective of the steady growth Mercer Investments has achieved in the last several years,” said Rich Nuzum, Head of Investments for Mercer North America. “Chad, Gina, Melissa and Grace bring diverse experience, expertise and knowledge that will enhance our client engagement and service. We welcome them all aboard and eagerly anticipate their contributions.”

As Senior Financial Strategy Consultant, Chad Hueffmeier has joined Mercer with focus on pension risk management and pension risk transfer (“PRT”) solutions. Chad began his role on June 15th and is based in Mercer’s Chicago office. He joined Mercer after working in pension risk management groups at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Towers Watson, and Buck Consultants.  

Bringing 20 years of experience with group annuity placements for defined benefit plan terminations and PRT settlement strategies, Gina Hughes joins Mercer from Dietrich & Associates. With Mercer, Gina is acting as the project manager and annuity placement specialist for PRT opportunities and defined benefit plan terminations. Gina began her role on June 3rd and is affiliated with Mercer’s New York City office.

Melissa Latore-Moore joins Mercer Investments from AIG. Melissa has more than 10 years’ experience in the PRT business, primarily focused on defined benefit pension plan underwriting and pricing, as well as annuity placement workflow management and overseeing aspects of insurer annuity operations, compliance and administration. As an annuity placement specialist, Melissa will develop and market Mercer’s annuity placement and due diligence services for Mercer’s PRT business. Melissa joined Mercer on June 15, working from Mercer’s New York City office.

Grace McAdam has been hired to advise clients on matters related to investment performance and risk, policy and governance of institutional assets. Joining July 6, Grace works from Mercer’s Toronto office. Previously, Grace was with Aon Hewitt.

About Mercer

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer’s more than 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With 57,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a leader in management consulting. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.


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