October 31, 2018

United States, New York

Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), today announced that Renee McGowan has been named one of Employee Benefit Adviser’s 2018 Top Women in Benefit Advising, which recognizes industry leaders who are transforming the field. Ms. McGowan has been Mercer’s Individual Wealth business leader globally and has just been promoted to CEO, Asia Region at Mercer. 

“It’s fabulous to see Renee’s leadership in delivering valued benefit solutions to our clients recognized,” said Julio Portalatin, President and CEO of Mercer. “Renee’s contributions help Mercer clients prepare for the future of work, financial security for life and great benefit outcomes for employees.” 

“I am honored to be recognized by Employee Benefit Adviser,” said McGowan. “It’s incredibly rewarding to be able to work with Mercer colleagues and clients around the world to improve the financial lives of over 115 million individuals employed by our clients. We are very proud to be helping clients provide more innovative and competitive employee benefit programs. Lastly, we’re thrilled to be helping employees improve their physical, mental and financial wellbeing.” 

Employee Benefit Adviser is the information resource for employee benefit advisers, brokers, agents and consultants. EBA is the benefits broker's digital road map, providing the current awareness and perspective advisers need to optimally serve their clients, anticipate changes in the marketplace, and run their businesses. 

To learn more about Employee Benefit Adviser and see the full list of winners, please visit To learn more about Mercer’s efforts to increase financial security, please visit  

About Mercer

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 23,000 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 Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.