Marsh McLennan, leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, announced that Pat Tomlinson ’93 has been appointed President of Mercer, Marsh McLennan’s global business in redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Martine Ferland remains Mercer CEO and Vice Chair of Marsh McLennan and will oversee Mercer’s regional leaders until she retires on March 31, 2024.
As President, Tomlinson will report to Ms. Ferland and have management responsibility for Mercer’s global Health, Wealth and Career practices. Mr. Tomlinson will retain his responsibilities as Marsh McLennan U.S. and Canada CEO and Mercer US and Canada President in the near term. Following Ferland’s retirement, Tomlinson will succeed her as President and CEO of Mercer and Vice Chair of Marsh McLennan, and he will join Marsh McLennan’s Executive Committee reporting to John Doyle, Marsh McLennan President and CEO.
Doyle said, “I am excited for Pat’s appointment as Mercer President. He is a leader with a proven record of success who delivers growth and drives transformation, and who possesses a deep understanding of our business and clients. I look forward to working with Pat in his new role.”