US - Mercer has appointed Julie Humphries as its global defined contribution consulting leader.
Humphries is currently Mercer's retirement, risk and finance (RRF) market business leader in the US Southwest/Southeast, and will stay in that role until a replacement in found. She replaces Barbara Marder, who created the position in 2007 and is also leader of the firm's international consulting group. Marder will continue as head of international consulting.
Humphries reports to Asghar Alam, global head of Mercer's investment consulting business and Simon O'Regan, global leader of Mercer's RRF business.
"Julie combines years of experience in human resources as well as in finance, an important combination for driving growth across the spectrum of defined contribution solutions around the world," said O'Regan.
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