Company Announcements

Mercer Appoints Geoffrey Smith as Gulf Coast Office Leader

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2019-- Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), announced the appointment of Geoffrey Smith as Gulf Coast* Office Leader, based in Houston. His responsibilities include building and strengthening local client relationships, driving revenue growth and expanding market presence across the Gulf Coast. Mr. Smith reports to Greg Martens, Central Market CEO.

“We are excited to appoint Geoff to this role,” said Mr. Martens. “His leadership experience and proven track record will help us further provide exceptional service and solutions to our clients and fuel Mercer’s continued growth across the Gulf Coast.”

Mr. Smith has more than 20 years of experience in consulting and has been at Mercer for 17 years, most recently serving as a Partner and Senior Client Relationship Manager in Mercer's Houston office. He has experience across multiple industries, more recently focusing on Energy and Healthcare while leading Mercer’s Healthcare Vertical for the South Central market. He has expertise working in HR, benefits, outsourcing and targeted solutions to help clients optimize HR delivery. Mr. Smith has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Oklahoma and a master’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University.

*Mercer’s Gulf Coast market includes South Texas and Louisiana

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 75,000 colleagues and annualized revenue approaching $17 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 www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Source: Mercer

Micaela McPadden
+1 212 345 0806
Micaela.mcpadden@mercer.com