Mercer appoints John Mercer as Ireland CEO | Mercer

Mercer appoints John Mercer as Ireland CEO | Mercer

Mercer appoints John Mercer as Ireland CEO

  • 07 March 2019
  • Ireland, Dublin

Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career, is delighted to announce the appointment of John Mercer as CEO of Mercer (Ireland) Limited. He will succeed Tom Geraghty, who was recently appointed as the Mercer CEO for Europe.

Prior to his appointment, John led Mercer’s Health and Career consulting businesses in Ireland, advising clients on strategies to improve employee engagement, wellbeing, recruitment and retention. John has been a member of Mercer Ireland’s leadership team for the past five years. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Studies from University College Dublin, and is a graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology. He has previously worked in HR roles for Intel and IBRC.

Commenting on the appointment Tom Geraghty, Mercer CEO for Europe said:

“John is an exceptional leader who is well positioned to understand the range of challenges faced by our clients in today’s marketplace. His experience and expertise across talent strategy and HR transformation, employee health and benefits, pensions and investments will enable him to support our clients and their employees across the full spectrum of health, wealth and career solutions.”

John Mercer, CEO of Mercer in Ireland said:

“I am delighted to be succeeding Tom as CEO of Mercer in Ireland. Mercer is an organisation committed to creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. While 2019 is likely to pose a range of interesting challenges for businesses in Ireland including Brexit, new pension regulations and a very competitive market for talent;  I am confident our dedicated, expert team is well placed to help clients develop strategies to deal with this changing landscape.”

Mercer (Ireland) Limited has significant offices in Dublin and Cork and advises over 700 corporate clients and pension funds with over 240,000 members.

About Mercer

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organisations 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 nearly 65,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $14 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 @MercerIreland.