NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), has named Sunit Patel as Chief Actuary, US Health. He will be responsible for developing the actuarial/financial strategy and vision for Mercer’s Health business. Mr. Patel will be based in New York and will report to Jean Moore, US Health Specialty Practice Leader.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Sunit to Mercer,” said Mrs. Moore, “We are confident that his skills and actuarial experience will help us continue to provide our clients exceptional service and solutions as they navigate the dynamic health benefits landscape.”
Prior to joining Mercer, Mr. Patel was the Senior Vice President at Optum where he focused on developing data analytics across the Optum businesses. He has additional experience as a healthcare actuary consulting with employers, health plans, pharmaceuticals, government, and investment entities. Mr. Patel earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from The University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business. He is also a Chartered Financial Actuary (CFA) Charterholder and a member of the Fellow of Society of Actuaries (FSA).
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.