CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC), announced today that Bert Defever, Jenna Klein and Ron Hetzel have joined its Chicago office. Mr. Defever has been named Principal and Senior International Consultant and will report to Eduardo Jauregui, Partner and International Consulting Group Leader. Ms. Klein has been named Principal and Lead Health Consultant and will report to Lisa Black, Chicago’s Health Business Leader. Mr. Hetzel has been named Principal and Senior Investment Research Consultant and will report to Bryon Willy, Principal in Mercer’s Investment Research business.
“We’re excited to welcome Bert, Jenna and Ron to our Chicago office,” said Mercer’s Beth Kirk Malecki, Partner and Chicago Office Leader. “Their experience, knowledge and proven track records of success will aid us in providing exceptional service and solutions to our Chicago-area clients while helping strengthen and grow our business in this strategically important market.”
Prior to joining Mercer, Mr. Defever was Vice President and Senior International Consultant at Willis Towers Watson where he developed and managed numerous multi-country client engagements. He has a Master’s Degree in Management Engineering and Actuarial Sciences from Vrije Universiteit in Brussels, Belgium.
Ms. Klein was Executive Vice President at Hub International where she identified client needs and created opportunities for new business while scaling practice areas for rapid and sustained growth. Ms. Klein has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.
Mr. Hetzel was Director of Client Services at Ironbridge Capital Management where he oversaw all aspects of the client service function. Mr. Hetzel has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
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, through its market-leading companies including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.