NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC), announced today the appointment of Dr. Lorna Friedman as Global Health Leader for the firm’s Multinational Client Group. Based in New York, Dr. Friedman will develop solutions and sales in the area of Health consulting in order to help address strategic health management issues for Mercer’s multinational clients. She will report to Pat Milligan, Global Leader, Multinational Client Group, Mercer.
“We are thrilled to welcome Lorna back to Mercer,” said Ms. Milligan. “She will be a tremendous asset to us in shaping and driving strategic-level client discussions and ensuring that our clients are able to leverage the value and impact of services from across Mercer’s Health business.”
Dr. Friedman’s business career spans almost 20 years, with experience including clinical and network operations, business development and sales. Most recently, Dr. Friedman was Director of Health Benefits and Medical for international healthcare group Bupa Global, responsible for health and network operations for its 2 million customers. Prior to that role, she served as a Partner in Mercer’s Global Health Management practice from 2010-2015. She has also held leadership positions with Emblem Health and CIGNA.
Dr. Friedman trained in Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and has held academic and teaching positions at University of Pennsylvania and Cornell Medical College. She has published and presented on public health issues to the Institute of Medicine, the Agency for Health Care Quality and Research, International Aids Conference and the National Foreign Trade Council. Dr. Friedman has also served on several boards with a focus on improving access to health including the Global Business Group on Health, The American Council on Exercise and the March of Dimes.
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and careers of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer’s more than 20,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 140 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue of more than $13 billion and approximately 60,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a leader in management consulting. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.