Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh and McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), has appointed Partner-level financial services professional Adam McKenzie to the role of Head of Wealth, New Zealand.
Having worked with Mercer for 13 years in Melbourne and the UK, Mr McKenzie was most recently a Sales Leader for the Institutional Wealth business across Australia. He brings to Mercer New Zealand more than 20 years’ experience in financial services. Prior to Mercer, he worked at AMP, National Australia Bank and Aviva.
Mercer New Zealand CEO Martin Lewington said Mr McKenzie’s expertise would be invaluable for Mercer’s clients locally.
“In Australia, Adam has played an important role in partnering with key clients to help them tackle their wealth challenges, and achieve the best outcomes for their investments,” Mr Lewington said.
“In his new and expanded role as Head of Wealth, New Zealand, Adam will develop and execute our Wealth business strategy, lead our team, work with clients and pursue business development opportunities across Institutional and Consumer Wealth,” he said.
Mr McKenzie said Mercer New Zealand’s Wealth business was growing, with clients looking to Mercer for its global expertise.
“Our clients are increasingly looking to us for our insights on a global, regional and local level to gain confidence in their investments while we navigate a volatile investment outlook,” said Mr McKenzie.
“As the largest implemented consulting provider and largest investment consultant in the world, we have the scale and the know-how to help clients achieve their investment goals while managing risks and resources,” he said.
Mr McKenzie joins Mercer on 1 July and will be based in Auckland.
Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organisations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Across the Pacific, organisations look to Mercer for global insights, thought leadership and product innovation to help transform and grow their businesses.
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 75,000 colleagues and annualized revenue approach $17 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.mercer.co.nz.