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 more than 20,500 employees are based in more than 40 countries, and we operate in more than 130 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. We work with our clients as partners and with each other as a team. Our advice and solutions are shaped by each client's unique needs and business context, and are designed to ensure that clients get the best return on their HR spending. We balance employer and employee advocacy in providing objective, expert guidance.