Mercer announced today that David Stacey recently joined the firm’s Dallas office as Partner and Senior Consultant in its Health and Benefits business. In this role he will advise clients in the Central and Western US in all areas of health and group benefits, including design strategy, administration, financing, cost management, mergers and acquisitions, measurement and data analysis, claim reporting, and health plan networks evaluations. Mr. Stacey reports to Eric Bassett, Senior Partner and Leader of Mercer’s Health and Benefits business in the Central market. Mr. Stacey brings more than 20 years of experience in the health benefits and consulting industry. Prior to joining Mercer, he was Senior Vice President for Cigna, where he led the National Accounts West Region team for medical, dental, and group insurance business. Before his time at Cigna he served as Principal and Midwest Market Leader at Hewitt Associates in its Health Management Practice. Mr. Stacey began his career at Aetna, where he held positions of increasing responsibility including Sales/District Manager. “We are very pleased to welcome David to Mercer as our clients continue to need guidance in navigating the increasingly complex healthcare benefits landscape,” said Mr. Bassett. “We will rely on his tremendous track record of success in helping organizations provide valued and cost effective benefit programs for their participants, as well as in generating strong business results and leadership around the many opportunities we have in the benefits marketplace.” Mr. Stacey earned his MBA from the University of Houston and a BBA from the University of Iowa. 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 www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @MercerInsights.