December 12, 2017

United States, New York

Mercer today announced that Rich Nuzum, Wealth Leader for Growth Markets, has been named Chief Investment Officer magazine’s 2017 Consultant of the Year, at the publication’s eighth annual Industry Innovation awards

“We appreciate this industry acknowledgement of Rich’s in-depth industry knowledge, years of experience and committed desire to provide the best level of service for our clients,” said Julio Portalatin, President and CEO, Mercer. “Rich has provided investment strategy advice to our clients across more than 20 countries during his 25+ years with Mercer. His focus on innovation continues to elevate the Wealth solutions that we offer.”

During his 25+ years with Mercer, Mr. Nuzum has held a variety of leadership roles including President and Global Business Leader for Mercer’s investment management business, global Chief Investment Officer for Mercer’s investment management business, and other leadership roles while based in Tokyo, Singapore and New York.

Rich has also previously been named twice to CIO Magazine’s annual list of the world’s most influential investment consultants. 

Chief Investment Officer is an industry-leading publication that provides the latest news, opinion, and research on the overarching investment issues affecting, pension, insurance, and sovereign wealth funds, as well as endowments and foundations. Input for the nominations included asset owners who in aggregate, represent more than $1.2 trillion in assets under management. Finalists and winners were chosen by the CIO editorial team in conjunction with an Advisory Board of CIOs. The awards were to celebrate the asset owners and organizations driving innovation in institutional asset management. 


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