Gunce is the Chief People officer for Middle East, Africa and Turkey. She works closely with the country CEO’s, zone business leader and their respective management teams on the HR employee lifecycle from acquisition though career development to retention. In addition, Gunce manages the development and implementation of local HR policies and leads the mobility program to enable Mercer employees move across different offices within the region.
Gunce is a HR Business Partner with 17 years of experience in Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC). She was hired as part of Marsh Turkey’s first graduate program in 2003 after Marsh’s penetration to Turkey market by acquiring the largest broker in Turkey. Gunce was strategically involved in establishing the HR and Communication departments in Marsh by implementing global rules and applications and developing local practices.
Gunce holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, from Bosphorus (Bogazici) University in Istanbul, Turkey and studied management at the University of California in San Diego.