Mercer M&A consultant Jeff Chernosky has been named a 2014 “40 Under 40 Recognition Award” winner by The M&A Advisor in the service provider category. The M&A Advisor 40 Under 40 Recognition Award highlights young M&A business professionals who have achieved significant success and who also will serve as industry leaders of the future. Mr. Chernosky will receive his award on June 24, 2014 at the Fifth Annual 40 Under 40 Awards Gala and Emerging Leaders’ Summit in New York. Mr. Chernosky, based in New York, is a Principal and Consultant in Mercer’s M&A consulting business. He was nominated for the “40 Under 40 Award” for his proven track record of offering private equity clients advice and solutions for the increasingly complex people-related issues that arise in M&A transactions. “We are very pleased and proud that Jeff has been recognized as a '40 Under 40 Award' winner by The M&A Advisor,” said Jeff Cox, Senior Partner and leader of Mercer’s North America Private Equity M&A Group. “Jeff’s ability to combine his deep subject matter expertise in the area of employee benefit programs with his understanding of all facets of deal making, as well as his outstanding leadership and relationship building skills, are appreciated by our clients and will serve him well as he further develops his Mercer career.” The M&A Advisor created the 40 Under 40 award and event to promote mentorship and professional development amongst emerging business leaders. To see the full list of The M&A Advisor 40 Under 40 Recognition Award winners, please visit: http://maadvisor.net/4040/2014-40under40/2014_40U40_Back_End_Winners.pdf About Mercer Mercer is a global 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 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 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 55,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $12 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.