Karen Hutcheson Joins Mercer’s Talent Consulting Business

  Karen Hutcheson Joins Mercer’s Talent Consulting Business

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 14, 2013

Karen Hutcheson joins Mercer’s Talent consulting business effective
immediately. In this new role as Partner, Ms. Hutcheson will have
responsibility for further strengthening Mercer’s Talent consulting with
colleges and universities. She is based in New York and will collaborate with
Mercer colleagues throughout the US to serve the sector.

Ms. Hutcheson brings more than 20 years of human capital leadership experience
in compensation, performance management and human resources consulting, and
has specialized in working with higher education and other not-for-profit
organizations for the last 15 years. She has expertise in the areas of
faculty, administrative and staff compensation, pay equity, performance
management, competency and role profile development.

“Karen’s capabilities and broad human resource management experience,
including her strong concentration with academic institutions will serve her
and our team well in growing our talent consulting with higher education
clients,” said Mike Burniston, Mercer’s Talent Leader for the Americas.
“Karen’s expertise with not-for-profit organizations also positions her to
lead consulting engagements for clients in this important sector for Mercer,
including health care where she has had previous consulting experience. Our
clients will greatly benefit from her insights and experience.”

Ms. Hutcheson rejoins Mercer, having previously been a Principal in the firm’s
Boston office. Her experience includes positions with Sibson Consulting, KPMG
and American Express. Most recently, Ms. Hutcheson was a Senior Vice President
with Sibson, where she led the firm’s compensation and performance management
consulting services and was a member of its national higher education
leadership team. She was responsible for building higher education consultant
capability and developing the firm’s intellectual capital in this area.

Ms. Hutcheson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Boston
University. She was a member of NACUBO’s National Advisory Panel for its
quarterly publication, HR Horizons, and a regular contributor of articles for
the publication. She is a regular speaker at CUPA-HR national and regional

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 $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 www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on
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