Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career on March 14 has announced the appointment of Arvind Laddha as its chief executive officer (CEO) for its India operations. Arvind is currently the deputy CEO of insurance broking firm JLT Independent.
Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organisations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 23,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries.
“Arvind Laddha’s extensive background health and benefits consulting as well as wealth management will further strengthen Mercer’s brand locally, and in turn be instrumental in accelerating our growth and portfolio in this market,” said Mustafa Faizani, Mercer’s CEO for the IMETA zone.
“I am pleased to join Mercer as the CEO for India, adding my perspective and insights to the strategic direction and success of the firm. I look forward to engaging with my new team and writing the next chapter of Mercer’s success story in India,” said Arvind Laddha.
Arvind will join Mercer’s India, Middle East, Turkey and Africa (IMETA) zone leadership team and will report to Mustafa Faizani, Mercer’s CEO for the IMETA zone. And in his new role, he will be responsible for driving Mercer’s growth in India, for focusing on emerging market opportunities and expanding current client relationships.
Mercer said that the appointment will become effective of the closing of the transaction between Mercer’s parent company, Marsh & McLennan Companies and JLT, which remains subject to the receipt of certain anti-trust and financial regulatory approvals.- MONEY CONTROL