September 29, 2016

United States, New York

Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), has won seven coveted Brandon Hall Group awards for the training and development of Mercer colleagues – one gold, two silver, four bronze – for excellence in various learning & development categories. The winners are listed at 

“We pride ourselves on being a firm that delivers exceptional customer experiences to our clients and their employees. I consistently hear from clients and third party evaluators how impressed they are with Mercer’s commitment to fostering the development of our talent, and what an important role that plays in our delivery,” said Ken Haderer, Chief Operating Officer of Mercer. "We are thrilled to win seven Brandon Hall Group awards in a wide range of categories, highlighting not only the depth, but also the breadth, of our capabilities. This marks the third consecutive year that Mercer has been honored with at least one Brandon Hall award – a true testament to our continued success, dedication, and focus in the learning and development arena.” 

“Winning a Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award means an organization is an elite innovator within Human Capital Management. The awards signify that the organization’s work represents a leading practice in the HCM functions for which it has been honored,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. “Their achievements are also notable because of the positive impact their work in HCM has on business results. All award winners have to demonstrate a measurable benefit to the business, not just the HCM operation. That’s an important distinction. Our HCM award winners are helping to transform the business.” 

The award entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measureable benefits.

Excellence Award winners will be honored at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference January 24-27, 2017, at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Selected winners also will serve as presenters in the more than 20 breakout sessions during the 3½-day event. 

"Every part of our conference – our workshops, general sessions, breakout sessions, as well as our sponsors and the technology solutions they offer – is focused on celebrating excellence from the previous year and helping all attendees gain new skills and insights to raise the bar for their organizations in the year ahead,” Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke said. “This year we have put more effort than ever before in enabling attendees to share their experience and expertise with each other to optimize the learning and networking.” 

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 Brandon Hall Group

Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management. 

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is focused on developing research that drives performance in emerging and large organizations, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.