Jay Savan Joins Mercer's Atlanta Health & Benefits Business from Towers Watson


Jay Savan Joins Mercer's Atlanta Health & Benefits Business from Towers Watson

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jay Savan has joined Mercer's Health & Benefits business in Atlanta, where he will serve as a Partner focusing primarily on larger employers.

Mr. Savan comes to Mercer from Towers Watson in St. Louis, where he provided consulting leadership for numerous large clients across the Midwest and led the region's health and benefits sales efforts; he also led the firm's national consumerism practice since 2002. Prior to joining predecessor firm Towers Perrin he held leadership and consulting positions at other top-tier firms.

"Jay brings a high energy and deep experience base to his new role at Mercer, and we're excited he's agreed to join us here in Atlanta," said Chris Duncan, who leads Mercer's Health & Benefits business in the Atlanta market. "This is a year that is seeing rapid change in the provision of health care coverage as a result of health reform. Mercer is actively working with employers to help them manage their costs while still being able to offer benefits that help them recruit and retain the best talent for their business."

Mr. Savan holds a BS/BA from the University of Missouri, an MBA from Loyola Marymount (Los Angeles), the professional designations of CLU, ChFC, CEBS and is also a Certified Financial Planner.

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 performance of their most vital asset - their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYS: MMC) , a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. With 53,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $11 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @MercerInsights.

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