Mercer welcomes David Bryant as Pacific Zone Leader and Australia CEO


Australia, 13 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 welcomes David Bryant as its Pacific Zone Leader and CEO, Australia. 


As Pacific Zone Leader and Australia CEO, Mr Bryant will work closely with the Pacific Leadership Team and draw on the global capabilities of Mercer to advance the firm’s leadership position across Australia and New Zealand. Mr Bryant reports to David Anderson, President of Mercer’s International Region.


Commenting on the appointment, Mr Anderson said: “With his proven leadership across financial services and his investment domain expertise, David is the right person to lead Mercer in the Pacific through our next phase of growth and transformation. The Pacific plays an important role in our global portfolio and David will play an instrumental role in building brighter futures for our colleagues, our clients and our firm.”


“I’m thrilled to be joining Mercer and for the opportunity to be a part of a highly capable team that is helping their clients navigate through these unprecedented times,” said Mr Bryant. “I’ve always had great respect for Mercer; it’s full of smart people and it has a clear purpose, and I’m looking forward to being able to contribute to where we take Mercer locally.” 


Mr Bryant added: “I particularly want to thank Jo-Anne Bloch for her strong leadership and unwavering dedication to Mercer’s colleagues and clients as our interim CEO.”


Previously Mr Bryant was the Chief Executive Officer, Wealth & Capital Markets, and Chief Investment Officer at Australian Unity where he held senior leadership roles since joining in 2004. 






About Mercer

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 MarshGuy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter or LinkedIn.