Australia, 15 July 2020 – Mercer, a global leader in redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being, and a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), today announced the relocation of its Coniston premises to central Wollongong, in the historic Lang’s Corner commercial development in May 2022.
Mercer will enter into over a decade-long lease and development commitment to occupy several floors of the historic Lang’s Corner building in the heart of Wollongong. The Lang’s Corner office will enable the consolidation of operations which are currently spread over multiple buildings, with capacity for future growth. The new office will be outfitted as an MMC Smart Office, enabling over 500 Mercer colleagues to collaborate under one modern roof, with anticipated completion in mid-2022.
“The relocation is a part of Mercer’s continued investment in the Illawarra region and will create a leading edge workplace for colleagues and position Mercer for long-term success,” said Craig Rice, Head of Mercer's Operations business in Wollongong. “Following the acquisition of Pillar in 2016, it was very important to Mercer that we find the perfect location that would grow with the Mercer Wollongong team over the years to come. Our Lang’s Corner office will allow us to create an environment that meets the changing needs of the workforce, with greater links to the community.”
“As one of the largest employers in the region, we recognise our responsibility to the community and we are proud of Mercer’s contribution to the transformation and economic growth of Wollongong. We have forged excellent relationships with the business and local community in the Illawarra and we will continue to invest in our operations in Wollongong,” added Mr. Rice.
Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer’s more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit www.mercer.com.au. Follow Mercer on Twitter or LinkedIn.