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), announced that Trisha Tyler, Mercer’s Pacific Northwest Health Business Leader, has been named 2018 Female Leader of the Year by the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Tyler was recognized for her significant contributions and impact towards advancing gender equity in the Seattle Metro region’s workplaces and community. She was announced as the winner at the Women in Business & Leadership Initiative (WIBLI) Awards Ceremony on July 18.
"We're thrilled that Trisha's leadership has been recognized," said Brian Reidy, Pacific Northwest Office Leader. "This award represents the excellent work she has done in revamping our market presence in Seattle, as well as modeling the WIBLI values to create significant change around gender equity issues."
“This award is extremely well-deserved,” said Dard Hunter, Mercer’s Health & Benefits business leader for the Western US market. “Trisha’s efforts around gender equity and closing the gender wage gap have made impactful changes and significant advancements to Seattle’s community as a whole.”
The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Women in Business & Leadership Initiative Awards honors organizations and individuals who are advancing WIBLI values and making significant impact towards advancing gender equity in the region’s workplaces and communities. Finalists were selected by the Seattle Metro Chamber’s judging panel of corporate, non-profit, and civic leaders.
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 23,000 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.