Razan Simaan

Leadership Profile

Razan Simaan

Principal. Industry Forums Leader - MEA


Razan joined Mercer in 2008 a member of the Mercer Information Solutions Business.


Razan is currently the COE Leader for Industry Forums across the Middle East and Africa. She is responsible for identifying and developing key strategic industries, such has Energy, Hi-Tech, Life Sciences and Consumer Goods, by working closely with markets to ensure that all products are suitable and consistent across the region, and understanding client needs to develop the right portfolio of offerings.


Razan ran her own Consulting Business which specialized in Human Resources for the Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies operating in the Middle East Region.


Mercer acquired and merged this line of business in order to provide more comprehensive products solutions to their clients.


She has developed expert knowledge of compensation and benefits practices in the region; expanded client relationships by providing solutions through market data; provided training and support on C&B practices and implementation.


Hosts several industry forums and events in the region.


Razan holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and has also completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She is a native English speaker and is fluent in spoken Arabic and Greek.