The expansion also sees extended services offered to clients
across Health, Wealth and Career
Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), today announced that it has expanded its footprint in the Middle East with the opening of a new office in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi.
Mercer has been established in the Middle East for more than 10 years and offers a wide range of regionally-tailored services and solutions to its clients. The expansion follows the strong demand for services from clients in the private and government sectors in Abu Dhabi and against the backdrop of key regional social and economic trends that are shaping HR and wealth management practices.
Mustafa Faizani, Chief Executive Officer of Mercer UAE and IMETA, said: “Expanding our presence in the UAE allows us to extend services to our clients in the region, while having a dedicated local office in Abu Dhabi makes us directly accessible. We have seen a rise in demand for career and wealth services in the capital, following the launch of the stimulus package for Abu Dhabi by his H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed. We believe the initiative will promote the creation of new businesses making talent acquisition and wealth management top of mind in the region.”
Mercer’s recent Global Talent Trends survey revealed that 78% of organizations expect an increase in competition for talent in the UAE. As such, organizations are looking to be ahead of shifts in the market in order to attract top talent. The company’s continued expansion in the regional will allow Mercer to proactively engage with the market, while delivering niche services to existing and prospective clients.
Mercer currently has offices in Dubai and Riyadh, providing clients across the Middle East with consultancy services to assist in meeting their needs. Mercer provides its customers with local expertise and insight into the ever-changing needs of organizations across all sectors, including in the fields of health, wealth and career.
Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations 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. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With nearly 65,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $14 billion, through its market-leading companies including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit www.me.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @MercerMiddleEast