September 21, 2016

United States, New York

Mercer consultants will share insights on workplace health and well-being 

Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), announced today that Howard Kraft and Steven Noeldner, Ph.D., M.S., will present at the 2016 HERO Forum, Sept. 27-29 in Atlanta, GA.

Mr. Kraft and Dr. Noeldner, both consultants in Mercer’s Total Health Management Practice, will co-present along with Jessica Grossmeier of HERO on the topic of health and well-being best practices around the world on September 28 at 3:15pm to the more than 500 employers, employee health and well-being providers, wellness industry professional organizations, and research experts who are expected to attend the HERO Forum.

            “The HERO Forum is a thought-provoking venue where innovative companies and well-being experts can discuss recent innovations, break-through research and real-life experiences in the evolving field of workplace health and well-being,” said Paul Terry, president and CEO of HERO. “Whether it’s analyzing the impact of workplace wellness, discussing measurement and value on investment, or learning about the shift from wellness to well-being, the Forum is an event that encourages business leaders to embrace and act on the leadership role they play in the health of their employees, families and communities.”

            Mr. Kraft leads Mercer’s Total Health Management Practice in North America. He focuses on domestic and international integrated health and human capital management, with core competencies in strategy development; cross-functional integration across HR, health, safety, disability and business operations; leadership engagement; and evaluation of impact.

Dr. Noeldner is a Senior Consultant and serves on the leadership team of the Total Health Management Practice. A national resource in the areas of strategic planning, program design, behavior change and evaluation, Dr. Noeldner works with employers to develop health management strategies and evaluate, select, implement, and monitor performance of wellness and health management programs.

For more information or to register for the HERO Forum, visit or call HERO at 952-835-4257. 


About Mercer

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and careers of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer’s more than 20,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 140 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue of $13 billion and 60,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a leader in management consulting. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.


About HERO

Based in Edina, Minn., the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 corporation that was established in 1996. HERO is dedicated to identifying and sharing best practices that improve the health and well-being of workers, their spouses, dependents and retirees. To learn more, visit Follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.