An evolving business environment and workforce present unique challenges. Mercer’s retail industry experts are sources of insight and experience for meeting these challenges, helping more than 600 organizations reimagine the world of work to make brighter futures for millions of employees and their communities. Moving forward in a transformed world requires transformative approaches. Our strategic partnerships with the retail industry support the alignment of business and talent agendas around future value creation.

Meet our leader 

Samantha Davidson

David Kopsch

Principal, Head of Retail Industry


David devises strategies and advises clients in retail on a variety of topics including total rewards strategy and organization design for developing a compelling employee experience. Aside from workforce rewards, his experience includes business restructuring and transformation for global organizations, benefits effectiveness assessment, and organization process optimization, to name some areas. Prior to joining Mercer, David served in various corporate roles including Director of Global Rewards and Mobility for a multi-national omni-channel retail company and was the Rewards and Mobility Leader for a global food ingredient manufacturer.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have Mercer as one of our valued business partners.  Through amazing and challenging times you have been there for us providing resources, insights and solutions.”


– Head of HR / Diversity Equity & Inclusion from a Specialty Retail company

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