Benoit Hudon appointed new President and CEO of Mercer UK

11 January 2022

Mercer has announced Benoit Hudon as President and CEO of Mercer UK (subject to FCA approval). Mr Hudon succeeds Sylvia Pozezanac, who has left Mercer. In addition to his new role, Mr Hudon maintains his UK Wealth Leader role and joins the Mercer Executive Leadership Team. He will report to Martine Ferland, President and CEO of Mercer and Vice Chair, Marsh McLennan.

Mr Hudon has over 25 years of experience in risk and Human Resources management consulting. He brings to the CEO role a passion for the collective success of clients and colleagues, a deep understanding of the UK market and business, and a track record of driving innovation and results. Mr Hudon has led Mercer’s UK Wealth business since 2018. He has spent the past nine years at Mercer creating more secure financial futures for Mercer clients and their employees in various leadership roles, including Global Defined Benefit Leader, Europe & Pacific Wealth Leader, Mercer Canada Retirement Leader and Mercer Canada Retirement Innovation Leader.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Hudon said: “It has been a privilege leading our UK Wealth business, especially as we help our clients navigate the complexity of the pandemic and work to achieve sustainable outcomes. I’m thrilled to take on this expanded role and represent Mercer as an entity in the UK and help make a difference in people’s lives.”

Mercer President and CEO, Martine Ferland, said: “Benoit has consistently delivered for our business, amplifying the differentiated value Mercer brings to our clients and unlocking the full potential of our colleagues. I look forward to continuing to partner with him and the UK team as we look ahead to a bright future.”

Source: Mercer
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