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Kevin Dent Joins Mercer As International Consulting Group Leader – Central Market

Mercer announced today that Kevin Dent recently joined the firm’s Houston office as leader of Mercer’s international consulting group (ICG) in the Central market*, reporting to JP Provost, US leader of the ICG. In this role, Mr. Dent will focus on leading an experienced team of consultants who work with multinational companies located in the Central market. Mercer’s ICG helps clients manage the costs, risks and complexity of their benefit programs around the world.

“There is a strong concentration of multinational employers in this market, and better managing their various and complex benefit plans is a top-of-mind issue,” said Julie Humphries, Mercer’s Central Market Leader. “We will look to leverage Kevin’s extensive experience and knowledge in this area in order to help our Central market clients achieve their business objectives.”

“We are very pleased to welcome Kevin back to Mercer,” said Mr. Provost, who served as interim Central market leader for ICG prior to Mr. Dent’s appointment. “His proven track record of client service, business development and leadership success will be a true asset as we seek to further enhance our consulting capabilities and grow the ICG business.”

Mr. Dent has more than 28 years of benefit consulting and leadership experience. He joins Mercer from Towers Watson, where he most recently served as Director – Consulting Services, International Consulting Group in the southeastern US market. Prior to his time with Towers Watson, Mr. Dent held several benefit consulting roles of increasing responsibility with Mercer, Foster Higgins, Towers Perrin and Old Mutual (South Africa)

Mr. Dent has a bachelor degree in business science from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK) and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (USA).

*Note to editors – Mercer’s Central market includes TX, LA, MS, AR, MO, OK, KS, NE, CO and NM with large offices in Dallas, Houston, St. Louis, Kansas City, New Orleans and Denver.

About Mercer

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer’s 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. With 53,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $11 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @MercerInsights.

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