Mercer announced today that Brett Gerard recently joined the firm’s Houston office as Partner and Senior Client Manager. In this role he will help ensure client satisfaction and further build client relationships across Mercer Talent, Health, Retirement and Investments business lines throughout the greater-Houston market. Mr. Gerard reports to Dave Hilborn, Senior Partner and Houston Office Leader. Mr. Gerard joins Mercer from The RightThing, an ADP Company, where for the past six years he led the firm’s business global development efforts in the recruitment process outsourcing industry. Earlier in his career he held consulting and sales leadership positions of increasing responsibility at TPI, Korn/Ferry International Futurestep, Hewitt Associates (now Aon Hewitt) and Aetna. “We are very pleased to welcome Brett to Mercer,” said Mr. Hilborn. “We will look to Brett and his deep experience in HR-related topics as well as his broad sales and business development skills to help us further strengthen and grow our client relationships in the strategically important greater-Houston market.” Mr. Gerard earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in government and politics from George Mason University. 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 more than 20,000 employees are based in 42 countries, and the firm operates in over 140 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 over 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.