Mercer has announced Benoit Hudon as president and CEO of Mercer UK.
Hudon takes over from Sylvia Pozezanac, who has now left Mercer. In addition to his new role, Hudon maintains his UK Wealth Leader role and joins the Mercer Executive Leadership Team. He will report to Martine Ferland, president and CEO of Mercer and vice-chair, Marsh McLennan.
Hudon has over 25 years of risk and HR management consulting experience and has a deep understanding of the UK market and business. Since 2018, Hudon has led Mercer’s UK wealth business. He has spent the last nine years at Mercer in various leadership roles, including global defined benefit leader, Europe & Pacific wealth leader, Mercer Canada retirement leader, and Mercer Canada retirement innovation leader.
Hudon says: “It has been a privilege leading our UK Wealth business, especially as we help our clients navigate the complexity of the pandemic and work to achieve sustainable outcomes. I’m thrilled to take on this expanded role and represent Mercer as an entity in the UK and help make a difference in people’s lives.”
Mercer president and CEO Martine Ferland says: “Benoit has consistently delivered for our business, amplifying the differentiated value Mercer brings to our clients and unlocking the full potential of our colleagues. I look forward to continuing to partner with him and the UK team as we look ahead to a bright future.”