Ann Manal joins Mercer’s Human Capital consulting business in its Central Market, effective immediately. In this new role as Partner, Ms. Manal will focus on broad based rewards and talent consulting, with a primary focus on clients within the energy and hi-technology industry. She will be based in Houston, TX. Ms. Manal brings more than 20 years of global human capital experience in areas such as HR function design and operations, talent strategy, mergers & acquisitions, performance management, career frameworks, job architecture, and of course employee rewards. Her knowledge comes from a combination of corporate and consulting experience that has spanned North America, Europe and Asia. “The breadth of Ann's global, industry and consulting experience as well as her deep technical knowledge will serve her and our team well as she leads growth for our Human Capital business in this region,” said David Hilborn, Senior Partner and Leader of Mercer’s Houston office and Human Capital business in the Central Market. “We're very excited to have Ann back at Mercer and we're confident she will make significant contributions to our clients, our colleagues and our business.” Prior to joining Mercer, Ms. Manal held several positions at various HR consulting firms. Most recently, she was with Deloitte Consulting where she operated as their employee rewards leader. Ms. Manal previously worked at Mercer as a consultant in its Human Capital practice in the West region. Ms. Manal received a Bachelor's degree in Management from Golden Gate University, has been published numerous times in World at Work, and is a certified Insights instructor. About Mercer Mercer is a global leader in human resource consulting and related services. The firm works with clients to solve their most complex human capital issues by designing and helping manage health, retirement and other benefits. 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 52,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $10 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.