Malaysia, February 14, 2019 - Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), announced the appointment of Mr Prashant Chadha to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Mercer Malaysia.
In the role, Mr Chadha’s responsibilities will include driving continued profitable growth and overseeing the expansion of Mercer’s businesses in Malaysia. Mr Chadha will also lead local initiatives which will continue to build Mercer’s brand and reputation as a leader and trusted advisor in Health, Wealth and Career.
“Prashant’s appointment comes at an important time in the ongoing growth and investment in this diverse, opportunity-rich region,” said Renee McGowan, CEO, Asia, Mercer.
“Prashant is a global business leader with a distinguished track record and extensive experience across a range of industries and high-profile projects. We are tremendously excited to welcome Prashant to the Mercer team,” she added.
Mr Chadha joins Mercer from Aon Hewitt where he led the firm’s Malaysia, Brunei and Philippines business and was also the Chief Commercial Officer for South East Asia operations. He will be based in Mercer’s Malaysia office and will become a member of the Asia Zone Leadership team, reporting to Renee McGowan.
“As an industry peer, Mercer has long been a company I have aspired to work with. Amidst the wave of digital transformation sweeping across Malaysia, I am excited about the opportunity to support our clients in assuring growth and longevity, whilst delivering Mercer’s brand promise to the marketplace,” said Mr Chadha.
Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With nearly 65,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $14 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh,which advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions; Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; and Oliver Wyman, which serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.