Kevin Dent Joins Mercer as International Consulting Group Leader – Central Market

  Kevin Dent Joins Mercer as International Consulting Group Leader – Central

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- January 30, 2013

Mercer announced today that Kevin Dent recently joined the firm’s Houston
office as leader of Mercer’s international consulting group (ICG) in the
Central market*, reporting to JP Provost, US leader of the ICG. In this role,
Mr. Dent will focus on leading an experienced team of consultants who work
with multinational companieslocated in the Central market. Mercer’s ICG helps
clients managethe costs, risks and complexity of theirbenefit programs
around the world.

“There is a strong concentration of multinational employers in this market,
and better managing their various and complex benefit plans is a top-of-mind
issue,” said Julie Humphries, Mercer’s Central Market Leader. “We will look to
leverage Kevin’s extensive experience and knowledge in this area in order to
help our Central market clients achieve their business objectives.”

“We are very pleased to welcome Kevin back to Mercer,” said Mr. Provost, who
served as interim Central market leader for ICG prior to Mr. Dent’s
appointment. “His proven track record of client service, business development
and leadership success will be a true asset as we seek to further enhance our
consulting capabilities and grow the ICG business.”

Mr. Dent has more than 28 years of benefit consulting and leadership
experience. He joins Mercer from Towers Watson, where he most recently served
as Director – Consulting Services, International Consulting Group in the
southeastern US market. Prior to his time with Towers Watson, Mr. Dent held
several benefit consulting roles of increasing responsibility with Mercer,
Foster Higgins, Towers Perrin and Old Mutual (South Africa)

Mr. Dent has a bachelor degree in business science from the University of Cape
Town, South Africa and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK) and an
Associate of the Society of Actuaries (USA).

*Note to editors – Mercer’s Central market includes TX, LA, MS, AR, MO, OK,
KS, NE, CO and NM with large offices in Dallas, Houston, St. Louis, Kansas
City, New Orleans and Denver.

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
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Bruce Lee, 212-345-0553
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