Mercer drives growth agenda, appoints national sales leader


Australia, February 2, 2022 – Mercer has announced the appointment of investment industry veteran, Paul Hennessy in the newly created role of Australian Sales Leader. Mr Hennessy is responsible for driving Mercer’s sales capabilities to deliver a more holistic offering to clients, and will support Mercer’s growth agenda in Australia.


With more than 30 years’ experience, Mr Hennessy is a recognised market leader and brings a wealth of knowledge from his diverse work with clients across multiple geographies and global networks. He joins Mercer from Capital Group, where he was the Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. Prior to this, he held leadership roles at Macquarie Bank, CIBC World Markets and Greenwich Associates.


Mr Hennessy said he was looking forward to working with Mercer’s broad range of clients on the many and varied opportunities that the firm could deliver.


“The world continues to change around us, and clients are increasingly looking for ways to reposition themselves for growth. I’m impressed by Mercer’s capabilities, both locally and globally, and look forward to bringing the best of what the firm has to offer to help Mercer’s clients thrive,” Mr Hennessy said.


Helen Murdoch, Mercer’s Sales & Commercial Acceleration Leader in Pacific, said Mercer would benefit from Mr Hennessy’s ability to balance strong commercial acumen with a client-centric approach.


“Our clients’ needs are becoming more and more complex. Paul’s leadership, coupled with his innovative approach to delivering strong client outcomes will enable us to achieve our growth aspirations as a business. I’m looking forward to working with Paul as we continue to enhance our proposition to the market,” Ms Murdoch said.





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